National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center
July 1st, 2020 | 9:00 am - 11:59 pm

Experience exclusive events and programming from The National Constitution Center as part of Wawa Welcome America’s 2020 virtual festival. The National Constitution Center unites America’s leading scholars from diverse legal and philosophical perspectives to explore the text, history, and meaning of the U.S. Constitution.

2020-07-01 2020-07-01 America/New_York National Constitution Center National Constitution Center on July 01, 2020 @ 12:00 am --- Experience exclusive events and programming from The National Constitution Center as part of Wawa Welcome America's 2020 virtual festival. The National Constitution Center unites America’s leading scholars from diverse legal and philosophical perspectives to explore the text, history, and meaning of the U.S. Constitution. --- https://welcomeamerica.com Virtual

Finding the Founders

The National Constitution Center’s annual Independence Week program, Finding the Founders, includes lectures and discussions on the meaning of equality and freedom through the lens of the American Revolution. The program celebrates Independence Day and an acknowledges America’s ongoing struggle to achieve the ideals expressed in our founding documents.

This year, the Center will explore those themes through a robust selection of online videos, podcasts, essays, and more.

Virtual Tours

You can discover exhibits—both past and present—that were created by the National Constitution Center. From the constitutional conflicts of the Civil War to the vision and ambition of Alexander Hamilton, there’s plenty to learn right from your home!

Explore the Interactive Constitution

Since its launch in 2015, The National Constituion Center offers a nonpartisan tool that allows learners of all ages to engage with the text of the Constitution, discover how experts agree and disagree about its history and meaning, and explore arguments on all sides of the constitutional debates at the center of American life.

The Drafting Table

Explore key historical documents that inspired the Framers of the Constitution and each amendment during the drafting process, the early drafts and major proposals behind each provision, and discover how the drafters deliberated, agreed and disagreed, on the path to compromise and the final text.