Monday, May 4, 2009

The National Constitution Center

Studying the Constitution of the United States is a grand accomplishment. However, if you could visit the National Constitution Center this will no doubt provide a bridge to understanding and appreciating Appreciating its significance. Nonetheless, for those unable to visit and tour the center, the National Constitution Center offers a website that provides educational resources. Among the resources they offer are both online and printable resources. One key resources is a link that offers teachers materials that they may find helpful when discussing the constitution as well as current events that are impacted by the constitution. Also included among the links are lesson plans. This website also proves to be a vital resource for student research when studying the constitution; among the resources is a copy of the constitution, a timeline and copies of primary and secondary documents. Listed within the sites contents are important facts about the constitution, the people, and the time in history when the constitution was written as well as an interactive constitution link.

The National Constitution Center ‘s website provides a plethora of information for teachers, students as well for anyone interested in learning more about the constitution. Also of value to students are the pictures of artifacts which include a copy of a signed copy of the Constitution. The direct link to various the online resources is: or to visit the National Constitution homepage visit

Picture Citation: Signed Copy of the Constitution of the United States; Miscellaneous Papers of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789; Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789, Record Group 360; National Archives. Retrieved from on May 4, 2009

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