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The James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship has as its mission to assume a national leadership role in preparing new generations of American citizens. The focus is to provide programs, institutes, activities and resources for educators to implement more powerful citizenship programs and opportunities that result in active student involvement in schools and communities.

Dr. Phillip J.VanFossen

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Kathy Reppert



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Purdue University's Constitution Day Celebration

September 16, 2015
10:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118

 Interact with the U.S. Constitution through online games, simulations, and videos in Democracy Plaza (PMU 118). Test your knowledge of the Constitution with online quizzes to enter a raffle for Constitution Day t-shirts and autographed Purdue sports memorabilia. Enjoy watching Purdue students and local “Celebrity” face off in three rounds of the Constitution Challenge, a Jeopardy-style quiz show.



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The James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship offers a variety of programs for educators, students and the community.

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