Constitution Day 2015 Slide Show

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Constitution Day & Citizenship Day September 17, 2015 Scioto County Career Technical Center CELEBRATES……..

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day commemorate the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution and recognize all who have become citizens by being born in the US or by naturalization. It is observed on September 17, the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787. Constitution Week is an American observance to commemorate the adoption of the United States Constitution.:

It was officially enacted on August 2, 1956 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower from a congressional resolution petitioned by the Daughters of the American Revolution. The purpose of the observance week was to promote study and education about the constitution which was originally adopted by the American Congress of the Confederation on September 17, 1787. The law establishing Constitution Day was created in 2004. Before this law was enacted, the holiday was known as "Citizenship Day". In addition to renaming the holiday "Constitution Day and Citizenship Day," the act mandates that all publicly funded educational institutions provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on that day. In May 2005, the United States Department of Education announced the enactment of this law and that it would apply to any school receiving federal funds of any kind. Constitution Day and Citizenship Day commemorate the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution and recognize all who have become citizens by being born in the US or by naturalization. It is observed on September 17, the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787. Constitution Week is an American observance to commemorate the adoption of the United States Constitution. Constitution Day & Citizenship Day United States of America -- September 17, 2015

Signing of the Constitution of the United States:

Signing of the Constitution of the United States Delegates at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 prepare to sign the U.S. Constitution. by artist Howard Chandler Christy (This painting hangs in the east stairway in the House wing of the United States Capitol.)

The Founding Fathers:

The Founding Fathers Abraham Baldwin, Georgia Richard Bassett, Delaware Gunning Bedford Jr., Delaware John Blair, Virginia William Blount, North Carolina David Brearley , New Jersey Jacob Broom, Delaware Pierce Butler, South Carolina Daniel Carroll, Maryland George Clymer, Pennsylvania

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Jonathan Dayton, New Jersey John Dickinson, Delaware William Few, Georgia Thomas FitzSimons , Pennsylvania Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania Nicholas Gilman, New Hampshire Nathaniel Gorham, Massachusetts Alexander Hamilton, New York Jared Ingersoll, Pennsylvania Thomas Jefferson, Virginia Daniel St. Thomas Jenifer, Maryland William Samuel Johnson, Connecticut Rufus King, Massachusetts John Langdon, New Hampshire William Livingston, New Jersey

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James Madison, Virginia James McHenry, Maryland Thomas Mifflin, Pennsylvania Gouverneur Morris, Pennsylvania Robert Morris, Pennsylvania James Wilson, Pennsylvania William Paterson, New Jersey Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, South Carolina Charles Pinckney, South Carolina George Read, Delaware John Rutledge, South Carolina Roger Sherman, Connecticut Richard Dobbs Spaight , North Carolina George Washington, Virginia Hugh Williamson, North Carolina

Our Past Presidents of the United States of America:

Our Past Presidents of the United States of America

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