America celebrates U.S. Constitution Week

   WASHINGTON, DC – September 17, 2015, begins the national celebration of Constitution Week.  
      The weeklong commemoration of America’s most important document is one of our country’s least known official observances.  
   Our Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties and freedom, and to ensure those inalienable rights to every American. 
   The tradition of celebrating the Constitution was started many years ago by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). In 1955, the Daughters petitioned Congress to set aside September 17-23 annually to be dedicated for the observance of Constitution Week.  
   The resolution was later adopted by the U.S. Congress and signed into Public Law #915 on August 2, 1956 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. 

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