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    Constitution Day 2015

    ( music ) [ Lorie S. Gildea ] Hi. My name is Lorie Gildea, and I have the great honor of serving as the Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme court. ( music ) Thank you for helping us celebrate the enduring legacy of the United States Constitution and Magna Carta two important documents that helped shape our rights and freedoms. I encourage you to take a look at the many Magna Carta resources and opportunities on our Constitution Week website. Thank you again for celebrating Constitution Day and Magna Carta. ( music )

  • Constitution Day Brought To You By The ACLU
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    Constitution Day Brought To You By The ACLU

    “What about my privacy?” It’s Protected “and the music I listen to” “protected” “what about how I wear my hair” “And the things I say and write?” “The Constitution protects your rights. “It isn’t an old fading piece of paper.” “It’s a living document…” “The Constitution says there are Three Branches of Government.” “So we’re kinda like the Fourth Branch of Government” “We are the future of America” “Find out how you can become part of Constitution Day.” “For Me.” “For All.” “For Real” Go to ACLU.org/ConstitutionDay

  • Korean CONSTITUTION DAY Words with Jae
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    Korean CONSTITUTION DAY Words with Jae

    Hi everyone. Welcome back to Weekly Words Holiday Edition. I am Jaehwi. The holiday for this video is Constitution Day. Let’s see what we have. 제헌절 (jeheonjeol) “Constitution Day.” So with that word, you can say 제헌절은 7월 17일입니다. (Jeheonjeoreun chirwol sipchiririmnida.) which means “Constitution Day is on July 17.” 국회의사당 (gukhoeuisadang) “National Assembly Building.” 국회의사당 (gukhoeuisadang) National Assembly Building. So with that word, you can say 제헌절 행사가 국회의사당 앞에서 열리고 있습니다. (Jeheonjeol haengsaga gukhoeuisadang apeseo yeolligo itsseumnida.) which means “The Constitution Day event is held in front of the National Assembly Building.” So you can find this building in the island called 여의도 (yeouido) which is at the…

  • Del Mar College Constitution Day Lecture
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    Del Mar College Constitution Day Lecture

    – This is Constitution Day. And welcome. Why are we here? Well, what is Constitution Day? Pretty obvious question. But it commemorates the formation and signing of the United States Constitution by the Founding Fathers this very day in 1787. And it also is aimed at recognizing those people who are born in the United States and like myself by naturalization who have become citizens. So everyone by themselves celebrate being a citizen. I’m a two-year citizen. So this is almost to the day that I’ve been two years down the road of being a U.S. citizen. Why are we having the event? Well, we can thank the late Senator…

  • Constitution Day
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    Constitution Day

    Theodore Roosevelt: “We the people cannot turn back. Our aim must be steady, wise progress.” John F. Kennedy: “And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.” Martin Luther King, Jr.: “My country, ’tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing. Land where my fathers died, land of the pilgrim’s pride, from every mountainside, let freedom ring.” Eugene: “When I enlisted in the Air Force at the age of 17, I swore that I would support and defend the Constitution of the United States.” Alexander: “Our country is made up of people with…

  • Charles Krauthammer – Constitution Day Celebration 2011
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    Charles Krauthammer – Constitution Day Celebration 2011

    [MUSIC – “MY COUNTRY TIS OF THEE”] (SINGING) My country tis of thee. Sweet land of liberty. DOUG JEFFREY: Ladies and gentlemen, if I could have your attention, again, please. First off, I’d like to welcome back our online audience. As you’ve heard, over 50,000 people registered online for tonight’s event. And second, for those of you here present, please continue with your coffee and desserts as we proceed. It’s my duty now to introduce, again, my boss– the president of Hillsdale College– for some remarks. And I thought I’d do that tonight by giving you an idea of how he manages the college. And in doing that, also draw…

  • Spanish CONSTITUTION DAY Words with Rosa!
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    Spanish CONSTITUTION DAY Words with Rosa!

    Hi everyone, I am Rosa and this is Spanish weekly words holiday’s edition and I discovered now what the holiday for today is and it’s Constitution Day. The Constitution Day is the beginning of December and it marks like the approval of the constitution that happened in like 1978 after the dictatorship of Franco. Día de la Constitución Constitution Day. So that’s the name of the holiday. Antes del día de la Constitución damos clases de historia extra en el colegio. Before Constitution Day, we take extra history classes at school. Franco who is Francisco Franco, he was the – dictatorship in Spain. So it was after his death, the…