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Unformatted text preview: The debate flourishes and Delaware becomes the first state to ratify the constitution in 1787. New Hampshire, was the last and ratified in 1788. The problem was that neither Virginia nor New York ratified it. If they dont join the union, it wouldnt work. Their support is critical for the success of the constitution. Hamiliton leads the fight in New York. And John Marshal and James Madison lead the fight in Virginia. They eventually do ratify. The first congress met in 1789, and they ratified the bill of rights in 1791. DONE EVERYTHING UP TO HERE IS ON CONSTITUTION TEST>...
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