Citizens of the United States have celebrated Independence Day and Presidents' Day since the 1870s, and in 2005, the nation began to celebrate Constitution Day. Also known as Citizenship Day, Constitution Day is an American holiday honoring the day 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the United States Constitution. This historic date was September 17, 1787.
Celebrate Constitution Day!
Read more about the History of Constitution Day
Find the Constitution document and transcript here
You can also check out this Interactive Constitution at the National Constitution Center
If you’ll be 18 by election day, you can vote. It’s easy to Register to Vote Online! If you are already registered or have been registered before, it is a good idea to check your registration status. You can do both here.