On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by thirty-nine brave men who changed the course of history.
Now Constitution Day is a time for us to continue their legacy and develop habits of citizenship in a new generation of Americans.
Please choose to participate in the USM Constitution Day Poster Contest! Poster board and materials are available in the DePaul Library for students to use. Submission is required by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 16 September in the library and judging of submissions will be on Thursday, 17 September beginning at 11:00 a.m. Submissions will be displayed in the DePaul Library. The first prize submission will be a $50 Visa gift card. Two second prizes will be awarded of $25 each. An individual or team may submit however only one prize will be awarded per submission.
Constitutional issues were not just debated at the Constitutional Convention. They are still being interpreted today, whether it be through debates on gun control, freedom of speech, immigration, gay marriage, and tons more. Here are some websites on these issues: