In Case You Missed It! Constitution Day 2021: New Mexico's Journey to Statehood

State Archivist Rick Hendricks discusses New Mexico's 70-journey to becoming a state and our Constitution. 

The resources Hendricks mentioned in the program can be found on the NM History website, and an essay on the state constitution can be found here.  

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Constitution Resources

Here are a few resources for teaching and commemorating Constitution Day or teaching about the Constitution any day!

Distance Learning Programs from the National Archives »

The Constitutional Convention of 1787 (three lessons) »

Reading the Preamble to the Constitution (lesson plan) »

Reading the Constitution »

Constitution en Espanol »

Download high-rez images »

Visualizing the Framers »

James Madison, Father of the Constitution (high school lesson plans) »

Founding Fathers You May Never Have Met (middle school lesson plan) »

National Constitution Center: Free Admission & Free Resources on Sept 17 »

Constitutional Conversations (civil dialogue, free speech) »

Interactive Constitution (website & app) »

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Constitution Day Special: The Constitution Goes to School

Join UNM Law librarian Kristin Love to talk about how students and parents have fought for more equal access in schools.
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Tell Us Why You LOVE the US Constitution!

Request Pocket Constitutions for the Classroom »

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