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The drafters of the Constitution knew that all the states would not ratify the Constitution and give up their rights to control the Federal government created under the Articles of Confederation. Therefore, they made it to where it only required the ratification of 9 of the original 13 states.

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The drafters of the Constitution knew that all the states would not ratify the Constitution and give up their rights to control the Federal government created under the Articles of Confederation. Therefore, they made it to where it only required the ratification of 9 of the original 13 states.

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