Thursday was US Constitution Day here in the United States. In celebration of this day, our founder was good enough to share this he received from Walden University which we hope all find of interest:
Happy 228th United States Constitution Day!
Did you know that when the Constitution was signed, the United States’ population was 4 million? At that time, Philadelphia was the nation’s largest city, with 40,000 inhabitants. Today there are over 321 million people living in America. Philadelphia is the fifth largest city, with a population of 1.5 million.
September 17 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day! Join Walden as we celebrate the Constitution’s anniversary by learning more interesting facts about the world’s longest surviving written charter of government.
To learn more about the Constitution, you can:
- Read a section-by-section explanation of the U.S. Constitution on this special section of the U.S. Senate website.
- Read brief biographies of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
- View It's a Free Country with Peter Sagal, and learn more about what Americans believe is the most important feature of the Constitution: The Bill of Rights.
- Discover your “Constitution IQ” in this brief, fun quiz from ConstitutionFacts.com, publisher of pocket Constitution books.
- Watch live broadcasts of popular Constitution Day events.
From how U.S. citizens elect government officials to how American tax dollars are distributed, the U.S. Constitution is a document that impacts the lives of millions every day. So today, let’s celebrate and rediscover the United States Constitution.
Your Student Support Team