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Conflict Over Ratifying the Constitution


Ratifying the Constitution Signing the Constitution Delegates to the Constitutional Convention The Work Begins Writing the Constitution The Great Compromise Bill of Rights Powers of the Federal Government The Three Branches of Government Checks and Balances Amendments Women - The Right to Vote

Ratifying the Constitution


Uncle Sam, the word spy, wants you to take a minute and test your knowledge.

Match the word(s) in the left-hand column to complete the questions or statements in the right-hand column. Check your answers.

Delaware A. How many of the 13 states needed to ratify the Constitution for it to become law?
Three B. What did the Federalists promise to add to the Constitution if it was ratified?
New Hampshire C. Which was the first state to ratify the Constitution?
Nine D. Which state’s ratification put the Constitution into effect according to the provisions of Article VII?
A bill of rights E. The vote for ratification of the Constitution was unanimous in how many states out of the thirteen?
Anti-Federalists F. Those who opposed ratification of the Constitution were called?


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Did you know some of the original Framers and many delegates in the state ratifying conventions were troubled that the original Constitution lacked a description of individual
rights? So, in 1791, Americans added a list of rights to the Constitution.

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