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Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J.; Leffler, Richard; Schoenleber, Charles H. (ed.) / Commentaries on the Constitution, public and private. Volume 6: 10 May to 13 September 1788
18 (1995)

Chronology, 1786-1791,   pp. xxiv-xxvi


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COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION
21 June
25 June
27 June
2 July
21 July-4 August
26 July
26 July
2 August
13 September
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
1-6 March
24-29 May
29 May
15 December
New Hampshire Convention ratifies Constitution, 57 to 47,
and proposes amendments.
Virginia Convention ratifies Constitution, 89 to 79.
Virginia Convention proposes amendments.
New Hampshire ratification read in Congress; Congress ap-
points committee to report an act for putting the Consti-
tution into operation.
First North Carolina Convention.
New York Convention Circular Letter calls for second con-
stitutional convention.
New York Convention ratifies Constitution, 30 to 27, and
proposes amendments.
North Carolina Convention proposes amendments and re-
fuses to ratify until amendments are submitted to Congress
and to a second constitutional convention.
Congress sets dates for election of President and meeting of
new government under the Constitution.
Virginia requests Congress under the Constitution to call a
second constitutional convention.
North Carolina calls second state convention.
1789
New York requests Congress under the 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 Congress.
North Carolina elects delegates to second state convention.
Congress adopts twelve amendments to Constitution to be
submitted to the states.
Second North Carolina Convention.
Second North Carolina Convention ratifies Constitution, 194
to 77, and proposes amendments.
1790
Rhode Island calls state convention.
Rhode Island elects delegates to state convention.
Rhode Island Convention: first session.
Rhode Island Convention: second session.
Rhode Island Convention ratifies Constitution, 34 to 32, and
proposes amendments.
1791
Bill of Rights adopted.
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