What is the Constitution? The Constitution is a document that was written many years ago that tells the laws for the United States of America.
Who wrote the Constitution? Our Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution.
Can you believe that this young girl helps make laws for the United States, too?
She is Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice.
Sonia Sotomayor was born in New York. Her parents were both from Puerto Rico.
<ul><li>Sonia Sotomayor was born on June 25,1954 in Bronx, New York. Sotomayor was raised as a Catholic and grew up with alot of Puerto Ricans.She has a little brother that was born in 1957 when she was 2 or 3 years old. Sonia Sotomayor was diagnosed with type one diabetes at age 8. Her dad died of heart problems at age 42 when she was 9 nine years old. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Sonia Sotomayor's family is from Puerto Rico . Her dad was born on 1921 and her mother was born on 1927. Sonia Sotomayor's parents met in the U.S.A when World War ll was going on and they got married at that time. </li></ul>
She grew up near Yankee Stadium and loves to go to baseball games.
When Sonia Sotomayor was a little girl she read Nancy Drew books and wanted to be a detective when she grew. But when she was 10 years old she had changed her mind and knew she would be a lawyer.
She was very smart and did well in school. She went to Princeton University and the to Yale Law School.
In 2009, she was chosen by President Obama to be the first Hispanic American Supreme Court Justice. She helps make the laws for our country.
Now she is a member of the court that makes the rules for our country.
Sonia Sotomayor <ul><li>First Hispanic Supreme Court Justice. </li></ul><ul><li>New York Yankees baseball fan. </li></ul><ul><li>Born and raised in New York City. </li></ul><ul><li>Went to Princeton University and Yale. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents were from Puerto Rico. </li></ul><ul><li>Has diabetes. </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to be a detective when she was a little girl. </li></ul>