Constitution Week

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Constitution Week
Official name Constitution Week
Observed by United States
Celebrations Constitution Week commemorate the formation and signing on September 17, 1787, of the Constitution and recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens.[1]
Begins September 17
Ends September 23
Frequency Annual
Related to

Constitution Week is an American observance to commemorate the adoption of the United States Constitution.


History[edit]

The observance runs annually from September 17 to September 23, it was officially enacted on August 2, 1956 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower from a congressional resolution petitioned by the Daughters of the American Revolution , but it was George W Bush who officially declared the inception of Constitution Week in September 2002.[2] The purpose of the observance week is to promote study and education about the constitution which was originally adopted by the American Congress of the Confederation on September 17, 1787.

Observances[edit]

President Donald Trump proclaimed Constitution Week on September 27, 2017.[3][4][5]

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