Hot Rodding is one of America’s oldest pastimes, recently speaking anyways. It is hard to think of Hot Rodding without thinking about America, and its history. America’s values and personality have shaped Hot Rodding throughout the life of the kulture.
At the birth of hot rodding is a time when Americans started to understand that America, in all her beauty, deserves to be seen. The ever present feeling of Americans’ need to be Free led them to the highways. Automobiles began to make more power and handle amazing new speeds; new roads were needed to handle the momentum of the American people. Miles of asphalt united the states of America previously unattainable to many people in other parts of the country.
The theme of this golden age of motoring has been seen throughout America’s history, dating back to the birth of our nation. America had fought dearly for their freedom, and now needed unite the country. On September 17th 1787, thirty-nine courageous signatures were penned on the Constitution of the United States, to first handle the momentum of the American people. The Constitution was designed as a roadway for the growth of our new nation. Although there were some potholes in the original document and improvements have been made, the ideas behind the document
At Hot Rod Institute, we celebrate our Nation’s Pastime, History, and Rights. On September 17th is our Nation’s Constitution Day, and it is a chance for all of us to celebrate our Freedom. Students are always encouraged to Vote and Remember how and why we are all here. The following links and videos will help us learn more about this amazing moment in history.
Constitution Day – Celebrating the Holiday.
Constitution Center – An organization focused on preserving the memory of the U.S. Constitution.
Constitution Day Programs -
The Charters of Freedom – Great site with a lot of info on the history of America through its major documents.
NEW for Constitution Day 2011 – Students are encouraged to dress as their Favorite Founding Father.