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 constituti...
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 ...
Before the Constitution could become the law of the land, it would have to ...
Article VII stipulated that nine states had to ratify the Constitution for it to go into ...
The United States Constitution is the highest law of the land in the United States.
... In order to do that, the states needed to vote in favor of the Constitution. ... On
December 3, 1787, Delaware became the first state to ratify the Constitution, or to
... While the Constitution had already become the governing document, the last ...
The U.S. Constitution established America's national government and .... In order
for the Constitution to become law, it then had to be ratified by nine of the 13 ...
Now, they had to get at least nine of the thirteen states to approve it. Today, Kay
... Delaware was the first state to ratify, early in December, 1787. All the ... Just
one more state and the new Constitution would become the law of the land. All
On this day in History, U.S. Constitution ratified on Jun 21, 1788. ... Constitution of
the United States, thereby making the document the law of the land. .... In just a
few months, the Byrds had become a household name, with a #1 single and a ...
In order for the Constitution to become the law by which all Americans abided,
two-thirds of the 13 states had to ratify (approve) it individually, and it ... ratify the
new Constitution, and that was enough to make the Constitution the law of the
The Ratification of the Conventions of nine States, shall be sufficient for the
Establishment of this Constitution between the States so ratifying the Same.
Speed 's 1820 declaration that the Constitution did not become binding law until
.... evils (in order to justify the extraordinary step of limiting the powers of states),
..... a law divesting Owings of his land after Virginia had ratified the Constitution?