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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.


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 ...


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


During the struggle for ratification, the Federalists and Antifederalists engaged in a great newspaper and pamphlet debate over the proposed Constitution.


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


Jun 21, 2017 ... The journey to ratification, however, was a long and arduous process. Until the new Constitution was ratified, the country was governed by the ...


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


The ratification process started when the Congress turned the Constitution over to the state legislatures for consideration through specially elected state ...


Instead, by calling upon state legislatures to hold ratification conventions to approve the Constitution, the framers avoided asking the legislators to approve a  ...


The Continental Congress received the proposed Constitution on September 20. It then voted to send the document to the state legislatures for ratification.