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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Constitution

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America . ... For over two centuries the Constitution has remained in force because its framers ..... Eleven ratified in 1787 or 1788, and all thirteen had done so by 1790. ... on common law and on Magna Carta (1215), which had become a foundation of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_Constitution

The United States Constitution was written in 1787 during the Philadelphia Convention. The old Congress set the rules the new government followed in terms of writing and ratifying the new constitution. After ratification in eleven states, in 1789 its elected officers of government ... Once the Confederation Congress certified that eleven states had ratified the ...

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9 out of the 13 states had to agree for the constitution to become law. Only 9 of the 13 states had to ratify the Constitution in order for the new government to go ...

www.billofrightsinstitute.org/founding-documents/constitution

By June of 1788, 9 states had ratified the Constitution, ensuring it would go into effect for ... We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, .... before it become a law, be presented to the President of the United States; ... To make rules for the government and regulation of the land and naval forces;.

www.history.com/topics/constitution

Find out more about the history of The U.S. Constitution, including videos, ... In order for the Constitution to become law, it then had to be ratified by nine of the 13 ...

www.archives.gov/education/lessons/constitution-day/ratification.html

Aug 21, 2016 ... Before the Constitution could become the law of the land, it would have ... Article VII stipulated that nine states had to ratify the Constitution for it ...

kids.laws.com/articles-of-the-constitution

The Constitution had to be ratified by at least nine states in order to become the law of the land. After two and a half years, all 13 states agreed to ratify the ...

courses.lumenlearning.com/amgovernment/chapter/the-ratification-of-the-constitution

Before it could become the law of the land, however, the Constitution faced ... law and a new government could form, the document had to be ratified by nine of the ..... one in order to allay the fears of those who believed the federal government ...

www.equalrightsamendment.org/states.htm

In order to be added to the Constitution, it needed approval by legislatures in three-fourths ... By 1977, the legislatures of 35 states had approved the amendment. ... The 15 states that did not ratify the Equal Rights Amendment before the 1982 ... day after Congress passed the ERA, Nevada became the 36th state to ratify it.

www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/teachers/lesson_plans/pdfs/unit2_13.pdf

required before the proposed Constitution would become the law of the land. ... In order to secure his support, the possibility of becoming the nation's first president ... In Virginia, the Federalists had to overcome the opposition of Patrick Henry, ...