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Constitution Day

Resources for celebrating the U.S. Constitution.


The first 10 amendments are known as the Bill of Rights.  According to the National Archives, The Constitution might never have been ratified if the framers hadn't promised to add a Bill of Rights. The first ten amendments to the Constitution gave citizens more confidence in the new government and contain many of today's Americans' most valued freedoms.

There are 27 amendments.


19th Amendment

The 19th Amendment - the right to vote for women (suffrage) was ratified on August 18, 1920.

In searching for journal articles or books, consider combining key words in a search.

     Example: suffrage and women

     Example:  ("voting rights" or "right to vote" or suffrage) and women

Recent exhibitions and periodical articles on the 19th Amendment