Today is one of the most significant days in United States history.
On this day in 1788, the United States Constitution was ratified.
The Constitution lays the foundation for the greatest liberty, peace, accomplishment, and prosperity the world has ever known.
In the following video, David McCullough tells the remarkable story of the birth of the Constitution.
This is a great video to watch with older kids. It lasts 32 minutes and is well worth every minute!
And click here to go to other great resources on the United States Constitution.