Independence Day

Constitution Day Resources

Alan Haskvitz

The law mandates that all publicly funded educational institutions provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on Constitution Day, September 17th

Here are resources to make that possible.

Independence Day Lessons

By National Motivational Speaker Alan Haskvitz

Patriot lesssons and links

Revolutionary War and related links

Links to Founding Fathers

President Lessons and Links

Myth and Truth about Independence Day

An elementary lesson

More on America than Independence Day, but has some good team ideas.

Nice collection of ideas, but lots of ads

Liberty Bell lessons

Declaration of Independence and the student

An integrated lesson that would appeal to capble students

Clip Art

Primary Crafts and coloring pages

Independence Day

Drafting of the Declaration of Independence and  primary documents from the Constitutional Convention, and why July 4 has been celebrated since 1776

National Mall and Memorial Parks

The Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, Ford’s Theatre, the  Franklin Roosevelt Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and other links from the National Park Service.

Large link site

Primary document links and more


United States Government Site

Your taxes in action.


Historical Dcouments

Nice listing of historic documents

For very advanced students.

Fireworks safety links