The First State Celebrates Constitution Day 2006

Essay Collection

photo of statue of Ben Franklin In this essay collection Delaware leaders reflect upon the meaning of the Constitution and their personal roles in helping to ensure that our democracy continues to flourish.

"A republic, if you can keep it."
- Attributed to Ben Franklin


Public Officials - Federal Government

Legislative Branch

Judicial Branch

Public Officials - State Government

Executive Branch

Legislative Branch

Judicial Branch

Community Leaders

Historical Background