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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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The following is a timeline of the drafting and ratification of the United States Constitution. .... Committees like this one, composed of one delegate from each state represented, were established on several occasions during the convention in ...

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Each state legislature was to call elections for a "Federal Convention" to ratify the new Constitution. They expanded the franchise ...

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States are listed in the order in which they ratified the Constitution. ... Stage VI: All the Pillars in Place ... convention. Back To Ratification of The Constitution Main ...

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Dates of Ratification of the Constitution. 1787. Full Document; Academic Standards. State, Date, Votes for, Votes against. Delaware, December 7, 1787, 30, 0.

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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  ...

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Each state was given six months to meet and vote on the proposed Constitution. On December 7, 1787, Delaware was the first state to vote in favor of, or ratify, it.

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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.

www.archives.gov/education/lessons/constitution-day/ratification.html

Aug 21, 2016 ... Delaware Ratification of the Constitution ... September 28, Congress directed the state legislatures to call ratification conventions in each state.

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Jun 3, 2017 ... What was the order for ratification of the Constitution? ... The articles had a number of weaknesses including that each state only had one vote ...