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Who were the last two states to ratify the constitution?


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Answered 2017-08-25 18:20:01

North Carolina (November 21, 1789) and Rhode Island (May 29, 1790). They were in effect considering both the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, which had been proposed under the new Congress in September, 1789.

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