Happy Constitution Day! The Constitution is 226 years old, and is the oldest written constitution still in use today. It is on permanent display at the National Archives in Washington, DC. You can see a high-res image and read a transcript of the Constitution here: http://go.usa.gov/D5VRTop Five Facts about the Constitution!Five: The Constitution has 4,543 words, including the signatures. It takes about 30 minutes to read.Four: Two of the first 12 amendments submitted were rejected; the remaining ten became the Bill of Rights.Three: The Chief Justice is mentioned in the Constitution, but the number of Justices is not specified.Two: Only one amendment to the Constitution has been repealed: the 18th (Prohibition).One: The Constitution does not give us our rights and liberties, but it does guarantee them. For more Constitution myth busting, read today’s blog post: http://go.usa.gov/D5kJ

Happy Constitution Day! The Constitution is 226 years old, and is the oldest written constitution still in use today. It is on permanent display at the National Archives in Washington, DC. You can see a high-res image and read a transcript of the Constitution here: http://go.usa.gov/D5VR

Top Five Facts about the Constitution!

Five: The Constitution has 4,543 words, including the signatures. It takes about 30 minutes to read.

Four: Two of the first 12 amendments submitted were rejected; the remaining ten became the Bill of Rights.

Three: The Chief Justice is mentioned in the Constitution, but the number of Justices is not specified.

Two: Only one amendment to the Constitution has been repealed: the 18th (Prohibition).

One: The Constitution does not give us our rights and liberties, but it does guarantee them.

For more Constitution myth busting, read today’s blog post: http://go.usa.gov/D5kJ

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