How Much Do You Know About Our Constitution?
Test your knowledge about the important historical document that established America’s system of government.
Question #6: How was the Constitution shared with the public?
How was the Constitution shared with the public?
The first printing of the Constitution was published in a newspaper called The Pennsylvania Packet and Daily Advertiser, on September 19, 1787—two days after the Constitution was signed.
Question #7: How many delegates signed the Constitution?
How many delegates signed the Constitution?
Fifty-five delegates attended the Constitutional Convention, but only 39 signed. However, it is a myth that the Constitution only has 39 signatures.
A: James Madison
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Many of James Madison’s ideas made their way into the Constitution, and he is credited as the driving force of the Constitutional Convention throughout the summer of 1787. Madison would go on to serve as the fourth president of the United States.
Question 10: True or False: The Constitution can’t be changed
True or False: The Constitution can’t be changed.
The Constitution can indeed be amended, and it is stated in Article V of the Constitution itself.