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2020 Observances

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, as defined by the Law Library of Congress, is observed each year on September 17 to commemorate the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, and “recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens." For legislation, Presidential Proclamations, and Executive Orders pertaining to this commemoration, visit the Law Library of Congress' Constitution Day and Citizenship Day page.

Online Resources about the Constitution 

The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription from the National Archives

The Constitution Annotated from the Library of Congress. This site premiered on September 16, 2019 and has additional features and upgrades planned. 

U.S. Constitution presented with explanatory text from the Legal Information Institute of Cornell Law School

Constitution of the United States: Primary Documents in American History from the Library of Congress

The US Constitution video and transcript from the Khan Academy

Online Resources about U.S. Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)  homepage

Citizenship Resource Center provides study materials and resources

The Naturalization Test

RELATED TITLES AT THE SJR STATE LIBRARY

BOOKS AT THE SJR STATE LIBRARY ABOUT CITIZENSHIP