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Constitution Day 2021: Home

Georgia Southern Constitution Day activities for 2021.

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Choose a tab above to learn how to enter our poster contest, see past years' events, or check out what other schools around Georgia are doing to celebrate the Constitution this year.  If you have any questions about information in this guide, please contact Lori Gwinett, Government Information Librarian, at

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What is Constitution Day?

Constitution of the United States

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Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who are born in the U.S. or, by naturalization, have become citizens.



In observation of the signing of the Constitution, many government facilities and universities commemorate this important day in our nation's history by hosting events and activities and also by providing resources to help educate and entertain American citizens. For more information, you can visit  which offers information about the Constitution, its amendments, and the founding fathers. The National Archives also has a page dedicated to observing Constitution Day and teaching about the document's history through events and historical resources.

Georgia Southern is also hosting several events, such as a Poster Competition and a speaker presentation, which you can learn more about by exploring this guide.

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