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How old is the US Constitution?

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02/26/2014

We declared our independance from England In 1776, but the final draft of the constitution was not ratified until 1787.

The US Constitution had the necessary number of state ratifications in the summer of 1788, and it officially took effect on 4th March 1789, 225 years before 4th March 2014.