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Ratification is a principal's approval of an act of its agent where the agent lacked authority to legally bind the principal. Ratification defines the international act whereby a state indicates...

Congress for Kids: [Constitution]: Word Spy - Ratifying the Constitution

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Is it necessary for new states to ratify the U.S. Constitution in order for admission? ... Delaware, A. How many of the 13 states needed to ratify the Constitution for ...

Why was the number of states needed to ratify the Constitution ...

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During the Articles of Confederation period all thirteen states were required to make amendments. The Articles of Confederation was hastily put together in o...

Based on the Constitution, how many states are needed today to ...

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Sep 24, 2000 ... Based on the Constitution how many states are needed today to ratify a constitutional amendment - trivia question /questions answer / answers.

American History: The Constitution Goes to the States for Approval ...

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In recent weeks, we told the story of how the United States Constitution was written. ... The Federalists needed just four more to win ratification. ... The last two states -- North Carolina and Rhode Island -- did not ratify it until many months after ...

Doing the math for a new Constitutional Convention

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Apr 6, 2015 ... Once three-quarters of the individual states ratify an amendment, it becomes the law. ... then sent on to the states, where 38 states are needed for ratification ... “ The Article V Convention presents many questions that Congress ...

The Ratification Process: State by State [ushistory.org]

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Five state conventions voted to approve the Constitution almost immediately ... as they rapidly secured five of the nine states needed to make the Constitution law. ... number of members to allow a special convention to be called in the state, ...

Article VII of the US Constitution: Ratification | David J. Shestokas

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Dec 4, 2012 ... September 17 is now observed in the United States as Constitution Day. ... Since the Articles of Confederation required unanimous approval to change, ... Number 10 and Number 51[7] discusses the dangers of “factions” and ...

Ratifying the Constitution

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The Constitution can be modified by a formal amendment or by a number of informal ... The Federalists needed only nine states to ratify the constitution, and ...

States Likely Could Not Control Constitutional Convention on ...

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Jul 16, 2014 ... In the coming months, a number of states are likely to consider resolutions ... the number of states needed to approve the new Constitution and ...

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The Constitution of the United States: Questions and Answers

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Q. Which State did not send deputies to the Constitutional Convention? A. Rhode .... Q. The vote of how many States was necessary to ratify the Constitution?

The Requirements to Ratify the Constitution | The Classroom ...

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Ratifying the Constitution required two-thirds approval from the states. ... Many felt that the basic rights of citizens needed to be enumerated in the new ...

Constitution - Bill of Rights Institute

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Nine of the 13 states would have to ratify it for the Constitution to become effective for ... Many of the state conventions ratified the Constitution, but called for ...