The following is a timeline of the drafting and ratification of the United States
Constitution. ..... Delaware becomes the first state to ratify the Constitution (30–0).
States are listed in the order in which they ratified the Constitution. State,
Attended Constitutional Convention, Other Significant Delegates, State Ratifying
New Hampshire becomes the ninth and last necessary state to ratify the
Constitution of the United States, thereby making the document the law of the
Each of the original thirteen states in the United States was invited to ratify the
Constitution created in Philadelphia in 1787. The Constitution specified that nine
Constitution of the United States of America (1787) ... Nine of the 13 states would
have to ratify it for the Constitution to become ... A year later in June of 1789,
Madison proposed a series of amendments to be debated in the first Congress.
The first convention (July, 1788) refused, by a vote of 184 to 84, to ratify the
Constitution because of the lack of a Bill of Rights and in the fear that the strong ...
United States House of Representatives: History, Art, & Archives .... Nine states
were needed to ratify the Constitution, and on June 21, 1788, the Constitution ...
Jun 21, 2016 ... The first state to ratify the Constitution was Delaware on December 7, ... Even
after the Constitution's ratification, the U.S. did not begin to look ...
Massachusetts ratified the United States Constitution on February 6, 1788, by a ...
George Washington's inauguration as the first president of the United States.
The United States Constitution that emerged from the convention established a ...
the Department of Foreign Affairs in its first session in 1789, and in the same ...