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Library Display

Library Display

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Constitution Day is celebrated on September 17, the anniversary of the day the constitution was signed in Philadelphia in 1787.

The QCC Community will be celebrating Constitution Day at noon on 9/17. For more information, visit here.

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In honor of the 2020 Election and the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the QCC Library's virtual display focuses on the voting amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

Image: Rothstein, Gary. Photo of I Voted Sticker. "Florida Voters Vote On Presidential Primary Day In Lake Worth, Florida." UPI Photo Collection, 2020. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints, https://link-gale-com.qbcc.ezproxy.cuny.edu/apps/doc/MVASXL788620082/OVIC?u=cuny_queensboro&sid=OVIC&xid=34a7e80f. Accessed 11 Sept. 2020.

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The National Park Service has an online series around suffrage in the United States: https://www.nps.gov/articles/series.htm?id=EA334AEE-A3B5-5979-737829A71446739C as well as a special feature on the 19th Amendment: https://www.nps.gov/subjects/npscelebrates/looking-beyond-the-19th-amendment.htm

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The National Constitution Center's information and interpretations on the Twelfth Amendment: https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendment/amendment-xii 

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The National Constitution Center's information and interpretations on the Fifteenth Amendment. https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendment/amendment-xv

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The National Constitution Center's information and interpretations on the Nineteenth Amendment: https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendment/amendment-xix

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The National Constitution Center's information and interpretations on the Twenty-Third Amendment:https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendment/amendment-xxiii

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The National Constitution Center's information and interpretations on the Twenty-Sixth Amendment: https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendment/amendment-xxvi