Find primary source documents and teaching activities related to protecting and expanding rights in America in commemoration of Bill of Rights Day on December 15.
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Less than 10 years after the ratification of the Bill of Rights, Revolutionary War veteran and NY State Legislator Jedediah Peck was arrested for distributing a petition.
The notion of freedom of the press was tested just a few years after the Bill of Rights when political parties developed in the mid-1790s.
Here are a few resources for teaching and commemorating Constitution Day – or teaching about the Constitution any day!
December 15 is Bill of Rights Day, which commemorates the ratification of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. These two eBooks, created by us at the National Archives, are useful for teaching about the creation of the Bill of Rights and for how the protections afforded by the first 10 amendments have been … Continue reading Bill of Rights Day
Here are resources that you can use to talk about the Constitution with your students on Constitution Day or any time.