The last two states to ratify the U.S. Constitution were North Carolina and Rhode Island. North Carolina voted to ratify the Constitution in 1789, and Rhode Island followed in...
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.
Timeline of drafting and ratification of the United States Constitution ... with the
Maryland Assembly's concurrence, invites all the states to attend a meeting on ...
States are listed in the order in which they ratified the Constitution. State,
Attended Constitutional Convention, Other Significant Delegates, State Ratifying
Convention, Expected Vote, Final Vote, Population ... Stage VI: All the Pillars in
Each of the original thirteen states in the United States was invited to ratify the
Constitution created in Philadelphia in 1787. The Constitution specified that nine
Five state conventions voted to approve the Constitution almost immediately (
December 1787 to January 1788) and in all of them the vote was unanimous ...
On September 17, 1787, a majority of the delegates to the Constitutional ...
directed the state legislatures to call ratification conventions in each state. Article
VII stipulated that nine states had to ratify the Constitution for it to go into effect.
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The draft (originally a preamble and seven Articles) was submitted to all thirteen
states and was to become effective when ratified by nine states. It went into ...
Objections of certain States; Proceedings which led to the Adoption of the
Constitution; The Federal Convention; Ratifications; Amendments Proposed;