Constitution Day activities and events are organized on 17th September each year to commemorate the formation of our Constitution. The founding fathers signed the Constitution of our country at the Constitutional Convention on 17th September, 1787.
Constitution Day Activities & Events
- Institutions across the United States of America organize debates discussions and seminars regarding the constitution. Seminars which are held on this day are informative and they help to create awareness among the younger generation about our constitution and its functioning.
- The National Archives situated in Washington D.C. is where the original copy of the constitution is kept. The management at The National Archives arranges activities ranging from signing the constitution, to role-playing and organizing trivia about the Constitution. The National Archives also holds seminars and screening of various movies for American citizens to create more awareness about the constitution.
- The National Constitution Center organizes many ceremonies such as Naturalization Ceremony where immigrants from across the globe take the Oath of Citizenship to officially become dutiful citizens of the United States of America. Events like Preamble Printing and Calligraphy Demonstrations where guests can print a copy of the Preamble are also arranged.
- Many schools and institutions arrange field trips to Independence Hall, the place where the constitution was signed by 39 men on 17th September, 1787. This trip is regarded as a significant educational experience because students get to experience the actual place where the course of history was changed for United States of America.
- Many organizations and institutions arrange ceremonies to honor and felicitate the brave serving military men, war veterans and families of soldiers who lost their lives in protecting the people of United States of America. The main motive of this ceremony is to thank the Military Men for their persistent efforts to protect the country.
- Activities like Cleanliness Drive are held with the help of volunteers from across the City. The solitary purpose behind this cleanliness drive is to indicate the importance of a clean environment and social involvement. This ensures that the American citizens are aware of their rights and duties.
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