Constitution Day – Happy Constitution Day 2019

Constitution Day 2019! Constitution Day is an American federal observance. That commemorates the adoption of the Constitution of the United States.  This day is observed each year on September 17. On this day members of the U.S. Constitutional signed the Constitution in 1787.While many contributed to crafting the document known today as the U.S. Constitution.

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On December 7, 1787, Delaware became the first state to ratify the Constitution. Rhode Island didn’t send any delegates to the Constitutional Convention. Their headstrong character did not appreciate. A powerful government and held tight to their independence as long as they could. As a result, they were the last state to ratify the Constitution on May 29, 1790.

Under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. Secretary of State William Seward proclaimed the amendment ratified on July 28, 1868.

On December 7, 1787, Delaware became the first state to ratify the Constitution Rhode Island didn’t send any delegates to the Constitutional Convention. Their headstrong character did not appreciate a powerful government and held tight to their independence as long as they could. As a result, they were the last state to ratify the Constitution on May 29, 1790.

Under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. citizenship is defined as .All persons born or naturalized in the United States. and subject to the jurisdicti.n thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. Secretary of State William Seward proclaimed. the amendment ratified on July 28, 1868.

 Those who participated in its development gathered. in Independence Hall in Philadelphia that sultry summer of 1787. George Washington presided over the Convention. But many “Founding Fathers” attended to other diplomatic dutie.  unable to participate. Thomas Jefferson. the author of the Declaration of Independence. served overseas on behalf of his country. John Adams also served abroad. However, Patrick Henry refused to attend due to principle and preferring the Articles of Confederation. The convention lasted from May 25 to September 17, 1787. During that time, the 55 delegates debated the duties of the government, checks, and balances, and the rights and freedoms of the people.

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Presidential Proclamations and Executive Orders. have been used by presidents rule on substantive issues of law.  are usually issued in the form of a Presidential Proclamation. On many occasions Congress will pass a law specifically requesting the President to proclaim the recognition of a particular group of citizens, such as Jewish or Hispanic Americans.

In 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared “I am an American Day,” and Congress designated the third Sunday in May to celebrate it.  By 1949, the governors of all 48 states had issued Constitution Day proclamations.  On February 29, 1952, Congress changed the name from “I am an American Day” to “Citizenship Day” and moved its observation to September 17.

 In 2004, the day was renamed Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. This holiday dates all the way back to 1911 when schools in Iowa first recognized Constitution Day.  Then in 1917, the society known as the Sons of the American Revolution formed a committee to promote Constitution Day. Members of that committee included Calvin Coolidge, John D. Rockefeller, and General John Pershing.

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