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Constitution Day: Constitution Day

The Constitution

Learn more about the United States Constitution and it's amendments.

Books & Videos

Click below for a list of more books, DVDs, and streaming videos related to the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights:

Books, DVDs, and streaming videos from the Metropolitan State University Library

Constitution Day

The U. S. Constitution Book CoverConstitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by 39 brave men on Sept. 17, 1787, recognizing all who are born in the United States or by naturalization have become citizens.

  • Pick up a free paperback copy of The Constitution at the Circulation Desk (Library, 2nd floor) or at the Constitution Day display (Library, 2nd floor).

Constitution Day programming at Metropolitan State University is co-sponsored by the Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship (ICES), American Democracy Project, Metro State Votes, and Student Senate with support from Library and Information Services.

Bibliography

Download a current bibliography of books, DVDs, and streaming films available from the Metropolitan State University Library. Compiled by Liz Keeler.

Constitution and Citizenship Sources

Constitution Center https://constitutioncenter.org/constitution-day/

Explore the best, nonpartisan, interactive Constitution on the web, featuring materials written by the top constitutional scholars from across the political spectrum—a must-have tool for every classroom!

Constitution Facts  https://www.constitutionfacts.com/

You'll see the entire text of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence - and much more! You'll find interesting insights into the men who wrote the Constitution, how it was created, and how the Supreme Court has interpreted the United States Constitution in the two centuries since its creation.

Library of Congress, Constitution Day and Citizenship Day  https://www.loc.gov/law/help/commemorative-observations/constitution-day.php

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.

Constitution Day http://www.constitutionday.com/

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who, are born in the U.S.or by naturalization, have become citizens.

Voting Rights

Web Resources

Scholarly Articles

Note: Some articles may be available only to students, staff, and faculty of Metropolitan State University.

The Story of Citizens United v. FEC

The Story of Citizens United v. FEC is a short streaming video by The Story of Stuff Project.