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Jensen, Merrill; Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J. (ed.) / Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Pennsylvania
(1976)

General ratification chronology, 1786-1791,   pp. 19-25


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20 November
30 November
7 February
4 March
1 April
6 April
30 April
8 June
21-22 August
25 September
16-23 November
21 November
17 January
8 February
GENERAL RATIFICATION CHRONOLOGY, 1786-1791
Virginia requests Congress under the Constitu-
tion to call a second constitutional convention.
North Carolina calls second state convention.
1789
New York requests Congress under Constitution
to call a second constitutional convention.
First Federal Congress convenes.
House of Representatives attains quorum.
Senate attains quorum.
George Washington inaugurated first President.
James Madison proposes Bill of Rights in Con-
gress.
North Carolina elects delegates to second state
convention.
Congress adopts twelve amendments to Consti-
tution to be submitted to the states.
Second North Carolina Convention.
Second North Carolina Convention ratifies Con-
stitution, 194 to 77, and proposes amendments.
1790
Rhode Island calls state convention.
Rhode Island elects delegates to state conven-
tion.


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