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Constitution Day Is September 17

Fun Facts About the U.S. Constitution!

  • Of the written national constitutions, the U.S. Constitution is the oldest and shortest.*
  • Established on November 26, 1789, the first national “Thanksgiving Day” was originally created by George Washington as a way of “giving thanks” for the Constitution.*
                                                   *Trivia & image courtesy of the National Constitution Center