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Constitution Day

Each year Columbia College observes the ratification of the United States Constitution.

Celebrate Constitution Day 2015


Voter sign-up
Thursday, September 15, 12 - 6 pm
Library, 624 S. Michigan Ave., 3rd Floor East


Know your rights! Get a free pocket constitution
Available in English and en Español during voter sign upand at the Library. While supplies last.


Which founding father are you?  Take a short quiz to find out.

Founding fathers
 


About Constitution Day
On September 17, 1787, delegates to the Philadelphia Convention signed the final draft of the Constitution and the ratification process began.  In 2004, Congress declared September 17 to be Constitution Day.  Every year since then, Columbia College Chicago has joined the celebration.


For more information:
Fascinating Facts about the US Constitution

Fascinating Fact about the Founding Fathers

The American Constitution - A Documentary Record  From the Avalon Project, Yale University.

Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention at the Library of Congress.


Constitution Day is brought to you by:
Columbia College Chicago Library and Student Financial Services, Student Government Association, Engage Columbia

  • See Columbia College Library’s LibGuide resource on US government and law for additional links.
  • Follow the Library on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Stop by the Library to pick up your free pocket Constitution! While supplies last. Also available en Español.