What is the Constitution?
You might have heard of the Constitution on TV, in the news, or in history class. But what is it exactly? First, the history: it all started back in 1788 when a group of representatives from each of the American colonies came together to form a new, united government. These representatives are often referred to as the “founding fathers” – and they met to write the Constitution, which is, by the way, 4,543 words long, but who’s counting?