The following originally appeared on EconomicFreedom.org, a project of the Charles Koch Institute. The Institute republished it here on July 31, 2015.

 

Happy Constitution Day!

“We the People  of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”
The United States Constitution

When was the last time you read through the Constitution? If it’s been a while, Constitution Day is the perfect time to refresh your memory. Check out the links below for resources to learn more about this important document.

The Constitution: http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_transcript.html

Background and History of the Constitutionhttp://billofrightsinstitute.org/founding-documents/constitution/

The Cato Institute’s Constitutional Basics: http://www.downsizinggovernment.org/constitutional-basics

The Heritage Guide to the Constitution: http://www.heritage.org/constitution

Constitution Day Games: http://billofrightsinstitute.org/resources/educator-resources/constitution-day-resources/

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