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List of U.S. states by date of admission to the Union - Wikipedia, the ...

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The order in which the original 13 states ratified the constitution, then the order in which the others were admitted to the union. A state of the United States of America is one of the 50 constitue...

State-by-State Ratification Table | Teaching American History

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States are listed in the order in which they ratified the Constitution. ... Other Significant Delegates, State Ratifying Convention, Expected Vote, Final Vote ...

Order for Ratification of the Constitution

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Mar 30, 2016 ... The United States Constitution was created to replace the failing Articles of Confederation. At the end of the American Revolution, the founders ...

The Ratification of the Constitution - National Archives and Records ...

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On September 17, 1787, a majority of the delegates to the Constitutional ... Article VII stipulated that nine states had to ratify the Constitution for it to go into effect.

States and Dates of Ratification - Ben's Guide

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On September 17, 1787, the Constitution of the United States was finally ... until May 29, 1790, that the last state, Rhode Island, finally ratified the Constitution.

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

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The ratification process started when the Congress turned the Constitution over to the state legislatures for consideration through specially elected state ...

Avalon Project - Ratification of the Constitution by the State of New ...

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Ratification of the Constitution by the State of New Hampshire; June 21, 1788. (1) ... General Court of said State passed the fourteenth Day of December last past ...

Who were the last two states to ratify the constitution, and why was it ...

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The last two states to ratify the constitution were North Carolina and Rhode Island . It was important to get them to ratify because if they hadn't they would...

Constitution - Bill of Rights Institute

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Gouverneur Morris wrote the Constitution's final language. ... Many of the state conventions ratified the Constitution, but called for amendments specifically ...

Rhode Island's Ratification of the Constitution | US House of ...

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On this date, Rhode Island became the 13th state to enter the Union after ratifying the Constitution. Ironically, the new state's late arrival came after the new ...

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Delaware was the first colony to ratify the United States Constitution on December 7, 1787, effectively becoming the first state of the United States.
The first thirteen colonies to sign the Constitution and become states were, in order: Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island.
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June 21, 1788 : US Constitution ratified

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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 land.

Ratification Dates and Votes - The U.S. Constitution Online ...

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List of the dates and votes of ratification of the Constitution. ... Some states ratified quickly, others had to hold several conventions to accept the Constitution — though all eventually did. This page lists the votes of ... Last Modified: 24 Jan 2010

The Constitution of the United States: Questions and Answers

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Q. Which State did not send deputies to the Constitutional Convention? ... Massachusetts, and they reported the draft in approximately its final shape on September 12. ... Q. The vote of how many States was necessary to ratify the Constitution?