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The US Constitution was ratified by the governments of the original 13 colonies. The remaining 37 states of the union implicity ratified the constitution just by applying to join the existing union./nine states

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For the new US Constitution to go into effect how did it have to be ratified?


How many state needed to approve the Constitution for it to take effect?

When the US Constitution was revised it would not be ratified (go into effect) unless 9 states approved it and accepted it.

When did the Constitution finally go into effect?

The US Constitution was ratified by the required 9 states of June 1788

What was done by nine states before the constitution could go into effect?

At least 9 of the thirteen had to approve it.

When did the U.S constitution go into effect?

The US Constitution was ratified by the required 9 states of June 1788.

How many states was needed to ratify the Constitution.?

The U.S. Constitution required the ratification of ten of the thirteen states to go into effect. Eventually all thirteen ratified it.

When can law go into affect?

A law can go into effect after it has been ratified by both the Senate and the House of Representatives. Also, it goes into effect if the President does not veto it.

The Constitution was to go into effect after it had been ratified by who?

The states that composed the United States: Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina.

Why was the states that ratified the constitution after South Carolina important?

South Carolina was the 8th state to ratify the Constitution. For the Constitution to go into effect, they needed 9 out of 13 states to ratify. The state after South Carolina would be the ninth state.

What year did the amendment go into effect?

The Last amendment was added in 1992 which was the twenty-seventh amendment.

Why do some sources say that March 4 1789 is the date the Constitution became the supreme law of the nation and not 1787 or 1788?

The dates mark different events in the creation, ratification and operation of the Constitution. Legally, the original Articles of the Constitution didn't go into effect until March 4, 1789; the Bill of Rights went into effect when it was ratified on December 15, 1791.May 1787 Delegates arrived at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia to begin work on the ConstitutionSeptember 17, 1787 Constitution completed and adopted by ConventionJune 21, 1788 Constitution ratified by the StatesMarch 4, 1789 Date Constitution went into effect, by prior agreementSeptember 25, 1789 Bill of Rights (Amendments 1 - 10) proposed and adoptedDecember 15, 1791 Bill of Rights ratified by the States

What did Patrick Henry think would happen if the constitution was ratified?

The country would go to war