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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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Admission_to_the_Union

However, when Congress began to discuss the matter, they received notification that New Hampshire had ratified the Constitution, becoming the ninth state to ...

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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 ...

system.uslegal.com/u-s-constitution/article-vii-ratification

In order to make the United States Constitution legally binding, it had to be ratified or ... This means that the Constitution became the highest law of the land upon ...

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.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 ...