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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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_drafting_and_ratification_of_the_United_States_Constitution

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 ...

teachingamericanhistory.org/ratification/overview

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 ...

teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/dates-of-ratification-of-the-constitution

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

www.usconstitution.net/ratifications.html

Some states ratified quickly, others had to hold several conventions to accept the Constitution — though all eventually did. This page lists the votes of each ...

bensguide.gpo.gov/j-states-ratification?highlight=WyJjb25zdGl0dXRpb24iLCJjb25zdGl0dXRpb24ncyJd

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.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-constitution-ratified

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.

www.billofrightsinstitute.org/founding-documents/constitution

Nine of the 13 states would have to ratify it for the Constitution to become effective for those ratifying states. The future was not certain at all—a debate began ...

www.ushistory.org/us/16c.asp

Five state conventions voted to approve the Constitution almost immediately ( December 1787 to January 1788) and in all of them the vote was unanimous ...