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Constitution Day: September 17: Home

MC Library's guide to Constitution Day

Mc Library Celebrates Constitution Day, September 17

Constitution Day is a commemorative celebration of the signing of the United States Constitution on September 17th, 1787. Here you will find recommendations on what books to read and what to watch in relation to Constitution Day. You will also find helpful research databases as well as MC, local, and national resources dedicated to Constitution Day. 

United States of America's Constitution

2022 Constitution Day Library Displays

2022 GT Constitution Day Library Display

Germantown Library

TP/SS 2022 Constitution Day Library Display

TP/SS Library

RV 2022 Constitution Day Library Display

Rockville Library

Youtube Videos about the Constitution

The 27 Amendments

First Amendment
Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition

Second Amendment
Right to Bear Arms

Third Amendment
Quartering of Soldiers

Fourth Amendment
Search & Seizure

Fifth Amendment
Grand Jury, Double Jeopardy,
Self Incrimination,
Due Process, Takings

Sixth Amendment
Right to Speedy Trial by Jury, Witnesses, Counsel

Seventh Amendment
Jury Trial in Civil Lawsuits

Eighth Amendment
Excessive Fines, Cruel and Unusual Punishments

Ninth Amendment
Non-Enumerated Rights
Retained by People

Tenth Amendment
Rights Reserved to States
or People

Eleventh Amendment
Suits Against States

Twelfth Amendment
Election of President and
Vice President

Thirteenth Amendment
Abolition of Slavery

Fourteenth Amendment
Citizenship Rights, Equal Protection, Apportionment,
Civil War Debt

Fifteenth Amendment
Right to Vote Not Denied by Race

Sixteenth Amendment
Income Tax

Seventeenth Amendment
Popular Election of Senators

Eighteenth Amendment
Prohibition of Liquor

Nineteenth Amendment
Women’s Right to Vote

Twentieth Amendment
Presidential Term and Succession, Assembly of Congress

Twenty-First Amendment
Repeal of Prohibition

Twenty-Second Amendment
Two-Term Limit on Presidency

Twenty-Third Amendment
Presidential Vote for D.C.

Twenty-Fourth Amendment
Abolition of Poll Taxes

Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Presidential Disability
and Succession

Twenty-Sixth Amendment
Right to Vote at Age 18

Twenty-Seventh Amendment
Congressional Compensation

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