Celebrate

Constitution Day

 

SEPTEMBER 17 IS CONSTITUTION DAY

Celebrate

Constitution Day

SEPTEMBER 17 IS CONSTITUTION DAY

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787.  Please join Humphreys University in celebrating Constitution Day 2021 by exploring the various link and video resources on this page.  Constitution Day is an important part of our cultural heritage and a time to remember our freedoms protected by this document created so long ago by our founding fathers.

Video Resources

4 Facts About the Constitution

1.

Written in 1787, the Constitution was signed on September 17th. But it wasn’t until 1788 that it was ratified by the necessary nine states.

2.

The U.S. Constitution was prepared in secret, behind locked doors that were guarded by sentries.

3.

Of the written national constitutions, the U.S. Constitution is the oldest and shortest.

4.

At 81, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania was the oldest delegate at the Constitutional Convention and at 26, Jonathon Dayton of New Jersey was the youngest.