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 ...
Dates of Ratification of the Constitution. 1787. Full Document; Academic
Standards. State, Date, Votes for, Votes against. Delaware, December 7, 1787,
On September 17, 1787, the Constitution of the United States was finally
accepted ... The states and the dates of ratification are listed here, in order of
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
... in March 1789, having been ratified by New Hampshire, the ninth state to
approve, on June 21, 1788. The states ratified the Constitution in the following
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 ...