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225 years ago today U.S. Constitution was adopted

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The United States Constitution turns 225 years old today, September 17.

On this date, our country officially adopted the Constitution to replace the Articles of Confederation.

Eleven original printings of the Constitution remain, six of those are being put on display in Philadelphia as part of the celebration.

In honor of this anniversary, the National Archives held a naturalization ceremony for 225 people seeking U.S. citizenship.

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