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The Constitution was written and adopted at The Constitutional Convention in 1787. There, 55 delegates from several states met for 4 months while drafting the document.

Timeline of drafting and ratification of the United States Constitution ...

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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 ...

U.S. Constitution ratified - Jun 21, 1788 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, U.S. Constitution ratified on Jun 21, 1788. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Observing Constitution Day | National Archives

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Aug 21, 2016 ... Delaware Ratification of the Constitution. On September 17, 1787, a majority of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention approved the ...

Ratification of the Constitution | Teaching American History

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The Federal Pillars. View drawings of the federal pillars rising published by the Massachusetts Centinel during the ratification debate. Learn More ...

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 ...

Ratification of the Constitution · George Washington's Mount Vernon

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However, when the Constitution headed to the states for approval, Washington took an active role in the ratification process. Before leaving Philadelphia for ...

Ratifying the Constitution [ushistory.org]

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The Flag Room — The United States is born. A framework for a new and stronger national government had been crafted at the Philadelphia Convention by a ...

Ratification Of The Constitution - constitution | Laws.com

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The Ratification of the Constitution took place on June 21st, 1788. The Philadelphia Convention of 1787, which is also known as the Constitutional Convention, ...

The Debate over Ratification - CliffsNotes

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The debate over ratification was waged in the newspapers, through ... for in the Constitution called themselves the Federalists; their opponents became the ...