It was agreed at the constitutional convention of 1787 that nine states would be required. Out of the current 50 it would require 38.
9 states were needed to ratify the Constitution
It was the 12th state to ratify the Constitution, on November 21, 1789. (Rhode Island was the 13th of the original states to ratify.)
Before an amendment to the Constitution becomes law, a certain number of States must ratify it.
38! aka 3/4 of the states.
3/4 or 75%
9 to ratify the Constitution
to ratify amendments
it took 9 states to ratify the Constitution
It was important for all states to ratify the Constitution to provide unification. If all the states were united, the Constitution would be stronger.
9 of the 13 original colonies
Article VII of the Constitution provided that 9 states had to ratify it it to become effective.
9 out of the 13 states/colonies had to ratify the Constitution to make it official.
three-fourths of the states had to ratify the constitution for it to take effect.
North Carolina was the 12th state to ratify the United States Constitution. The first state to ratify the Constitution was Delaware.
Article VII of the US Constitution required that only 9 states ratify the Constitution for it to become effective.
9 out of the original 13 states had to ratify the Constitution. The Framers (people who wrote the Constitution) picked this because they didn't think they could get all 13 states to ratify it.
to ratify means to approve. and nine states have to ratify (approve) the constitution to put it in affect.
Rhode Island and North Carolina are the last states to ratify the constitution
Nine out of thirteen states had to ratify the constitution. Any amendment to the Constitution must be ratified by three-fourths of the states after a two-thirds approval by Congress.
They needed to have 9 out of 13 states ratify the constitution.
Cities did not ratify the US Constitution only States. Delaware was the first.
In order for a constitutional amendment to be added, three-fourths of the states must ratify it. With 50 states, this number is 38 states. The process of amending the constitution must be completed within 7 years.
I learned this in class a while ago and they all had to ratify it for it to be approved that or 9 of the thirteen states had to ratify it