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What was the first state in the United States?
There wasn't a first state, cause then they would have no-one to play against, a few teams came out at the same time to start a football league.
Answer . delaware was the first state. Delaware
Delaware was the first US State.
Rhode Island This is confusing; Delaware was the first US state!
In fact by the words of the Framers all the colonies where together in the beginning of this great experiment the "United States of America" Delaware. Certainly meaning no dis…respect toward our comrades and fellow citizens in Delaware, it should be pointed out that technically there was no 'first' state, with other states following at a later time. The Constitution provided that it would take effect when nine states ratified it, so in a very real sense, all of those states became members of The United States at the same instant. Delaware certainly has the right to claim that it was the first to ratify the Constitution. (And of course without a first state, there could never have been the nine states required.) Using the above terminology it would be Pennsylvania. Why? on July 4th 1776 in Liberty hall in Philadelphia the Declaration of Independence was ratified. This being when the first official use of the United States of America then Pennsylvania would be first. If Oldest it would be Florida, due to Spanish exploration and settlement of Saint Augustine, the oldest city in North America and in the US.
Delaware was the first state to enter the U.S. of A.
Delaware was the first founded state of the U.S,(founded in 1787) but Pennsylavania and New Jersey were founded in the same year as well.
Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, and Connecticut.
Delaware claims that position.
The first fifteen states are the 13 original colonies plus Maine and Vermont. The thirteen original colonies were: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island,… New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
Thomas Jefferson held that position from 22 March 1790 until 31 December 1793.
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Of course, the 13 colonies all became States at about the same time, starting with Delaware, but the first State ADDED was Vermont, the 14th State.
Delaware wasadmitted into the Union on December 7, 1787 becoming the 1st stateto join the union.