The basic and supreme law of the land is the Constitution of the United States of America. It consists of 7 articles, which were drafted by the Constitutional Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia, and 27 amendments. More than 200 years old, this document is the oldest written constitution of a national state in use anywhere in the world today. (The oldest written constitution of any sort in use today is the Massachusetts state constitution of 1780.) Most of the national constitutions around the world have existed only since about 1970.
Pennsylvania ratified the US Constitution on December 11, 1787, just 4 days after the first state, which was Delaware.
Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and New York
The Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, and the amendments to it that became the Bill of Rights were all written in Pennsylvania
3 states ratified the U.S. Constitution before Georgia. They were Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
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Delaware ratified the United States Constitution on December 7, 1787.
Delaware was the first state to ratify the constitution
Delaware was the first to ratify the constitution on December 7, 1787.Delaware.
Delaware, on December 7, 1787, followed by Pennsylvania on the 12th, and New Jersey on the 18th.
Delaware was the first state to ratify the US constitution.
Pennsylvania was the second to ratify the US Constitution on December 12, 1787. Delaware was the first, on December 7, 1787 which is why its state motto is "The First State".
Delaware was the first state to approve the US Constitution.
Delaware was the first state to ratify the US Constitution.
The US Constitution was written in Independence Hall, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from May 25 to September 17, 1787. It was signed on September 17, 1787.
Delaware was the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
DelawareThe first state in the US was Delaware, as it was the first to ratify the US Constitution, on December 7, 1787.
Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
Delaware and Pennsylvania
Cities did not ratify the US Constitution only States. Delaware was the first.
The US Constitution was written in 1787.
It ratified the US Constitution in 1787.