On September 19, 1796, a Philadelphia newspaper published one of the greatest documents in American history: George Washington’s Farewell Address. Even today, some people in that other “Washington” could learn a few lessons from the first President.
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How many bathrooms are in the White House? Who is the tallest president? Read the most asked among 3,000 questions we received on Constitution Day from students!
The Constitution is our most enduring document, but not everything you read online about the Constitution is accurate! Here are some of the top myths about the Constitution and the Founding Fathers still out there on blogs and websites.
The date of September 13, 1788, isn’t celebrated as a major anniversary in American history, but it was a big day in the creation of our current form of constitutional government.
On September 9, 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted a new name for what had been called “the United Colonies.” The moniker United States of America has remained since then as a symbol of freedom and independence.