National Constitution Center (NCC)
Did you know that the U.S. Constitution was first publically printed in The Pennsylvania Packet and Daily Advertiser on September 19, 1787; only two days after the original document was signed?
Did you know that more than 11,000 amendments have been proposed in Congress, but only 27 became actual amendments to the Constitution?
Maybe you just want to see the full text of the document, or download a copy to your computer.
"The National Constitution Center is an interactive museum, a national town hall, and a civic education headquarters. It is the first and only nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to the most powerful vision of freedom ever expressed: the U.S. Constitution.”
Not only does the Center bring the United States Constitution to life by hosting interactive exhibitions and constitutional conversations for visitors in Philadelphia, but its website is filled with interactive learning tools and curriculum aids for classrooms.
As we celebrate our country’s birthday, take a few moments to learn a little bit about the document that has kept us afloat for more than 200 years.