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.
... came into force on March 1, 1781, after being ratified by all 13 states. On March
... State, Order, Date ...
US States: Area and Ranking. ... For a US map with the states numbered in order
of statehood, click here. Order, State, Date of Entry into the Union. 1, Delaware ...
States are listed in the order in which they ratified the Constitution. ... Other
Significant Delegates, State Ratifying Convention, Expected Vote, Final Vote ...
State, Date, Votes for, Votes against. Delaware, December 7, 1787, 30, 0.
Pennsylvania, December 12, 1787, 46, 23. New Jersey, December 18, 1787, 38,
The United States in Order of Statehood. Order. State. Date Admitted. 1st Census.
First Settlements (Focus on English). 1, Delaware, 1787-12-7, 1790 ...
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
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 ...
Order of Ratification of the 19th Amendment KEY: Ratification on June 10, 1919 (
yellow); ratification from June 16, 1919 to July 28, 1919 (chartreuse); ratification ...
The 13th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States was ratified on this
date in 1865. It reads, "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude" shall exist in ...