10 fun facts about the Constitution and Constitution Day
Are you ready to celebrate the Constitution’s 225th birthday on September 17? Here are 10 key numbers you should know—in an easy-to-print graphic!
Yes, our Constitution is celebrating the big 2-2-5 next Monday, and as a public service, Constitution Daily has produced an infographic you can print out and post anywhere you’d like.
Just click on the following link to get the graphic as a PDF file, which will let you print it on 8 ½ x 11 paper.
And here are the 10 numbers from the graphic:
2004 – The year Constitution Day was established
2012 – The 225th anniversary of the Constitution
55 – The numbers of delegates at the 1787 convention
39 – The number of delegates who signed the Constitution
3 – The delegates who didn’t sign and were dissenters
4,543 – The number of words in the Constitution, before amendments
11,000 – The number of amendments proposed in Congress over the years
27 – The number of amendments added since 1787
4 – the number of months the delegates met in Philadelphia
9 – number of states, out of 13, required to ratify the Constitution
If you want to learn more about Constitution Day, visit constitutioncenter.org/constitution-day.
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