Did You Know?
More than 11,000 Amendments have been introduced in Congress. Thirty three have gone to the states to be ratified and twenty seven have received the necessary approval from the states to actually become Amendments to the Constitution.

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Constitution Resources

Constitution USA with Peter Sagal
Does the Constitution have what it takes to keep up with modern America? Join Peter Sagal, host of NPR's Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! as he hits the road to find out.Traveling across the country by motorcycle, Sagal is in search of where the U.S. Constitution lives, how it works and how it doesn't ... how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us apart.

Constitution Exhibit from the National Archives
Read transcripts, view images, and read informational articles about the Constitution and the other American "Charters of Freedom" in this interactive exhibit.

Teaching With Documents: Observing Constitution Day
The National Archives and Records Administration celebrates this important day in our nation's history by presenting the following activities, lesson plans, and information. We encourage teachers and students at all levels to learn more about our Constitution and government.

Interactive Constitution from the Constitution Center
Read the Constitution side-by-side with a modern-language explanation of its meaning; search or explore related topics and Constitutional court cases in this interactive exhibit.

Constitution Center an organization for increasing understanding of the Constitution
Find educational resources, museum information, and the Interactive Constitution exhibit (mentioned above).

Federalist Papers from Thomas
Download the original text from all 85 Federalist Papers.

Our Documents from the U.S. government
View the 100 milestone documents in America's history, read suggested lesson plans and other classroom resources, see national competitions and other related news.