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    Name: Constitution Day
    Date: September 17, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Celebrate the signing of the Constitution of the United States with cookies, coffee, games, giveaways and more! Earn prizes as you play games to test and improve your knowledge of the Constitution. Quiz Off game shows in the Great Hall will test the knowledge of student leaders at 11:30 and local and University celebrities like the Mayors of Lafayette and West Lafayette at 12:30. Drop by PMU 118 between 10 and 2 on Tuesday, Sept. 17th for fun and treats! Constitution Day will take place in: Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118 CONSTITUTION SWAG: • Constitution Day T-shirts • Pocket-sized copies of the Constitution • Drawing for valuable Purdue merchandise • Coffee and cookies • Other unique gifts CONSTITUTION QUIZ OFF Students and celebrities will test their knowledge of the Constitution in a Jeapordy- style quiz show in the Great Hall. • 10:30 am ROTC or Student Quiz Off • 11:30 am ROTC or Student Quiz Off • 12:30 pm Celebrity Quiz Off with Lafayette, West Lafayette and Purdue community leaders INTERACTIVE EXHIBITS Multimedia exhibits will provide opportunities to learn about many facets of the Constitution. The more activities you do, the more chances you have to win prizes! ICIVICS Participate in a simulated Supreme Court hearing and run your Constitutional Law Firm! PURDUE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES’ ‘BANNED BOOK’ EXHIBIT Students can see how the First Amendment impacts their lives through this display of books that have been (or remain) censored. Information on censorship and important censorship cases will also be displayed. AMERICA ROCK ® “THE PREAMBLE” Watch this classic cartoon treatment of the events leading up to the signing of the Constitution and sing along to the familiar lyrics.
    Location:
    Purdue Memorial Union, 118
    Date/Time Information:
    Sept. 17th, 2019 10a-2p
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    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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