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The Constitution Day quiz: Test yourself
Washington Post ^ | 9/17/2013 | Valerie Strauss

Posted on 09/17/2013 3:10:13 PM PDT by SES1066

Today is the 226th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution — and that means it is also Constitution Day. What’s Constitution Day, you ask? It’s a congressionally mandated moment in which schools — from kindergarten through college — must focus in some fashion on the country’s founding document. The law, which passed in 2004, requires all schools that get federal funding to offer an “educational program” on the Constitution, but doesn’t define what that is.

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TOPICS: Books/Literature; Education; History; Society
KEYWORDS: constitution; history; quiz
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1 posted on 09/17/2013 3:10:13 PM PDT by SES1066
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To: SES1066

missed the last one (I guessed Texas) and the bonus question.


2 posted on 09/17/2013 3:20:31 PM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: SES1066

I missed #12, NOT necessary, NOT Constitutional Knowledge. Typical liberal thought that where knowledge resides is important.


3 posted on 09/17/2013 3:20:44 PM PDT by SES1066 (To expect courteous government is insanity!)
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To: SES1066

Constitution Day isn’t even on my OfficeMax desk calendar, but Independence Day for Mexico is.


4 posted on 09/17/2013 3:38:43 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: SES1066; All
The law, which passed in 2004, requires all schools that get federal funding to offer an “educational program” on the Constitution, but doesn’t define what that is.

Military training establishments aside, ironically, the states have never delegated to Congress, via the Constitution, the specific power to tax and spend for educational purposes. But since even school administators and teachers don't know the Constitution anymore, Congress gets away with such spending.

5 posted on 09/17/2013 3:55:36 PM PDT by Amendment10
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To: SES1066

Got all 13.


6 posted on 09/17/2013 5:36:48 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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