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Constitution Day

Linfield University's annual celebration

Honoring Constitution Day

Constitution Day is a federal observance commemorating the September 17, 1787 signing of the U.S. Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. Schools that receive federal funding celebrate the day by providing a variety of educational programming about the Constitution.

students by play jeopardy outside with big tv screen

Friday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m.

Constitution Day Jeopardy

Test your knowledge of the Constitution with a round of Jeopardy – students versus faculty and staff – for a fun way to celebrate Constitution Day.

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portrait of Lida Maxwell, associate professor at Boston University

Monday, Sept. 20, 6 p.m.

Guest lecture: Truth-Telling and the Common Good

Linfield's Department of Political Science welcomes guest lecturer Lida Maxwell from Boston University and the author of Insurgent Truth: Chelsea Manning & The Politics of Outsider Truth-Telling. Professor Maxwell will explore the concept of "outsider truth-telling" with us during this virtual event.

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Learn more about the U.S. Constitution

Other Resources

Interactive Constitution

Explore an interactive version of the Constitution to learn about the history and meaning from scholars.

The Constitution of the United States en Espanol

Read the U.S. Constitution translated into Spanish.

U.S. Constitution History

Learn about the history of the U.S. Constitution via the National Archives.