The following is a timeline of the drafting and ratification of the United States
Constitution. The drafting of the Constitution began on May 25, 1787, when the ...
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
On September 13, 1788, Congress adopted a resolution declaring that electors
should be appointed in the ratifying States on the first Wednesday in January, ...
The Ratification Process: State by State. ... U.S. History · ushistory.org ..... The
ratification of the Constitution began a long history of U.S. expansion. As each
The United States Constitution that emerged from the convention established a
federal government with more specific powers, including those related to ...
Jun 22, 2012 ... The U.S. Constitution was adopted and signed in September 1787, but signing
wasn't enough. It had to be ratified by nine of the 13 states ...
Nine of the 13 states would have to ratify it for the Constitution to become
effective for those ratifying states. The future was not certain at all—a debate
It went into effect on the first Wednesday in March 1789, having been ratified by
New Hampshire, the ninth state to approve, on June 21, 1788. The states ratified
Ratification of the US Constitution, Debate between Federalists and Anti-
Federalists, Constitution Facts, How America Transitioned from the Articles of ...
Constitution of the United States of America.. [With] Ratification of the constitution
of the United States by the convention of the state of Rhode Island and ...