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On this day in 1963, Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech took place during the March on Washington

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On this day – 1st Lady Lucy Hayes was born

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On this day in 1632, English philosopher John Locke was born in Wrington, England

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National Beach Day!

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Christendom: The Morality of Original Meaning

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On this day in 1752, the Liberty Bell arrived in Philadelphia Pennsylvania

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On this day – 1st Female Telephone Operator began working

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On this day in 1783, the Treaty of Paris was signed, formally ending the Revolutionary War

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On this day in 1888, George Eastman received a patent for the first roll-film camera- the Kodak

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On this day – 1st Lady Sarah Polk was born

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On this day in 1774, the First Continental Congress assembled in Carpenter’s Hall in Philadelphia

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Happy Labor Day!

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On this day – Revolutionary War Hero Marquis de Lafayette was born

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Linfield University: “A Conversation on The Past, Present, and Future of the 14th Amendment ” with Ilan Wurman and Alison Gash, September 8

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On this day – California enters the Union as the 31st State

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On this day in 1791, Washington D.C. was named after president George Washington by the city’s federal commissioners

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Louisiana State University “Giving Justice More than its Due” with Daniel Philpott, September 9

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University of Notre Dame “Is Common Good Constitutionalism.…Good?” With Jeff Pojanowski and J. Joel Alicea, September 9th at 12:30 p.m.

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On this day in 2001, 9/11, the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history took place

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On this day in 1913, American Olympic athlete was born in Oakville, Alabama

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University of West Florida: “Is Administrative Law Constitutional?” with Joseph Postell, September 12 at 6 p.m.

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On this day in 1814, the battle of Fort McHenry occurred during the War of 1812

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On this day – New York City chosen as 1st federal Capital of the USA

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Catholic University of America “The Constitution on Campus” with Elizabeth Kaufer Busch, September 13th at 12:30 p.m.

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On this day – Great Britain and the Colonies began using the Gregorian calendar

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Belmont Abbey College “Rome and the Republic: Catholics and the Constitution” with Dr. Jerome Foss, Dr. Shaun Rieley, and Dr. Joseph Wysocki, September 14 at 7pm

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Bethel University “Three Myths about Constitutional Interpretation” with Michael S. Paulsen, September 14 at 7 p.m.

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University of Tennessee, Chattanooga “Religious Freedom, Economic Freedom, and the Constitution” with Anne Rathbone Bradley and Kody Cooper, September 14

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On this day in 1857, 27th president William Howard Taft was born in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Museum of the American Revolution: “State Constitutions-Palooza Weekend” with Various Activities, September 17-18

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Bipartisan Policy Center “Dialogue Across Difference: Students Bridge Divides” with Student Panel, September 15 at 9am

Coastal Carolina University “The Beloved Community & American Democracy” with Bakari Sellers, September 15 at 5:30 p.m.

Florida Atlantic University “Courts, the 1st Amendment, Civil Discourse” with Daphne Duret, Dahlia Lithwick, and Luzmarina Garcia, September 15 at 2 p.m.

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American Philosophical Society: “Electing the President: The Debates on the Electoral College at the Constitutional Convention of 1787” and “A Walking Tour of the Constitution in Old City” with Warren Hofstra, Mohammad Obeid, and Kevin Hardwick, September 16-17

Xavier University “Constitution Day Colloquium” with Dr. Melissa Matthes & Xavier Faculty , September 16th and 17th

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Lee University: “Constitution Day Quiz Bowl” with High School Students from around the Region, September 16

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Great Lakes Christian College “A Bargain with the Devil? Frederick Douglass, Slavery, and the U.S. Constitution” with Raul Rodriguez, September 16

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Northwest Nazarene University “Civil Religion and Nationalism in U.S. Politics and Culture” with John Wilsey, September 16

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Happy Constitution Day!

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Washington College “We the People – Our U.S. Constitution” with the Institute for the Study of Religion, Politics, and Culture, September 17 at 11 a.m.

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University of Alaska – Anchorage “Two Tragedies: A Trial Lawyer’s Views on the Fourteenth Amendment, the KKK Act, and Rights Long Denied” with Bryan Dawson, September 17 at 7:30 p.m. AKDT

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On this day in 1870, the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park received its name

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University of Dallas – “A Time to Rejoice. A Time to Reflect” with David Upham, September 18

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On September 19, 1982, emoticons used for the first time in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Rose State College “The RSC Constitution Extravaganza” with Various Speakers, September 19-22

Texas A&M University-Commerce: “Hamilton: An American Musical and the Constitution’s Place in the Founding Story” with Zachary German, September 19 at 10 a.m.

University of Virginia – Wise  “What’s a Preamble Anyway? Comparing the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution” with Tom Costa, September 19

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On this day in 1973, tennis players Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs faced off in the “Battle of the Sexes”

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Benedictine College “Charter of Unity: Can the Constitution Still Hold Us Together?” with Yuval Levin, September 20 at 4pm

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Clemson University: “Slavery and the Constitution” with Michael Zuckert, September 20th at 5:30 p.m.

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Jacksonville State University “Restoring the Constitutional Integrity of Title IX” with Elizabeth Kaufer Busch, September 20 at 5:30 p.m.

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On September 21, 1788, First Lady Margaret Taylor born in Calvert County, Maryland

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Campbell University “Keeping the Republic: The 235th Anniversary of the United States Constitution” with Dr. Daniel Palazzolo, September 21 at 5pm

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On September 22, 1692, the last executions of the Salem Witch Trials take place

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University of Nebraska – Omaha “The Supreme Court Today” with Derek Webb, September 22

University of Wisconsin – Madison “Lincoln, the Founding, and an America Worth Saving” with Lucas Morel, September 22 at 12:00 p.m.

Christopher Newport University “The Constitution on Campus” September 22, 1:30 & 3:00pm

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Baylor: Who Counts? The Presidential Elector Dispute, the 12th Amendment, and the 2024 Election

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On this day in 1896, American author F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota

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On September 24, 1906, Devil’s Tower was established as a national monument

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On this day in 1690, the first American newspaper was published in Boston, Massachusetts

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On September 26, 1774, Johnny Appleseed born in Leominster, Massachusetts

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University of Colorado, Colorado Springs: “The Crisis Presidency” with Benjamin Kleinerman at 4:30pm

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St. Olaf College “Who are We, the People? James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the American Dream” with Nicholas Buccola, September 26 at 7pm

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On this day in 1722, revolutionary patriot Samuel Adams was born in Boston, Massachusetts

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Tufts University “Why We are Restless: On the Modern Quest for Contentment” with Benjamin Storey, Jenna Storey, and Jonathan Silver, September 28

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Virginia Tech “Constitutional Hypocrisy and the Ethics of Constitutional Citizenship” with Dr. Connor Ewing, September 29 at 7pm

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On September 30, 1868, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women was first published

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Harvard: Whig Improvement and Constitutional Conservation

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On this day in 1908, Ford’s Model T went on sale for the first time

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On October 1, 1832, First Lady Caroline Harrison born in Oxford, Ohio

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October is National Seafood Month!

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