Constitution Day

Constitution Day falls on September 17 or an adjacent weekday, if that date falls on a weekend or holiday.

Did you know that four of America's Founding Fathers were from South Carolina?  

On September 17, 1787, members of the Constitutional Convention signed the final draft of the Constitution. Learn about the South Carolina delegates and find other resources to be utilized for teaching about Constitution Day on September 17 or an adjacent weekday, if that date falls on a weekend or holiday.

Within this

Type
Bill Of Rights Bicentennial | 27:Fifty
Bill Of Rights Bicentennial | 27:Fifty

Video

The U.S. Constitution has become a model for developing governments around the world. Four signers of the Constitution were South Carolinians. Dr. Harry Lightsey, president of the College of...
Colonial Williamsburg | 27:Fifty
Colonial Williamsburg | 27:Fifty

Video

Join host Jim Welch as he takes viewers on a tour around Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Colonial Williamsburg is a living history museum, which showcases the colonial period in early U.S. history...
Forgotten Founder - Teacher Resources
Forgotten Founder - Teacher Resources

Document

Forgotten Founder is a historical visualization of the biography of Charles Pinckney, whose life serves as the basis for much of where and how we live today. Through the use of original digital...
Introduction | James Otis Lecture 2017
Introduction | James Otis Lecture 2017

Video

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Ninth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2017...
James Otis Lecture 2017 (Full Program)
James Otis Lecture 2017 (Full Program)

Video

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Ninth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day. The topic for the 2017...
First Amendment | Facts of Congress
First Amendment | Facts of Congress

Video

In 1789, people noticed some new things the United States new Constitution didn't address. The First Congress came up with changes, also known as amendments. These became known as the Bill of Rights...