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Federalist Papers

Paper No. 1

October 27, 1787

Paper No. 10

November 22, 1787

Federalist Paper No. 51

February 6, 1788

Paper No. 84

May 28, 1788

Anti-Federalist Papers

Centinel I (Pennsylvania)

October 5, 1787

Federal Farmer I (Virginia)

October 8, 1787

Federal Farmer IV (Virginia)

October 12, 1787

Brutus I (NY)

October 18, 1787

An Old Whig IV (PA)

October 27, 1787

Brutus II (NY)

November 1, 1787

Cato V (NY)

November 22, 1787

Brutus XV (NY)

March 20, 1788

Ratification of the Constitution

Constitutional Convention Adjourns

September 17, 1787

Delaware Ratifies (30-0)

December 7, 1787

Pennsylvania Ratifies (46-23)

December 12, 1787

New Jersey Ratifies (38-0)

December 18, 1787

Georgia Ratifies (26-0)

January 2, 1788

Connecticut Ratifies (128-40)

January 9, 1788

Massachusetts Ratifies (187-168)

February 6, 1788

Rhode Island Rejects (237-2708)

March 24, 1788

Maryland Ratifies (63-11)

April 28, 1788

South Carolina Ratifies (149-73)

May 23, 1788

New Hampshire Ratifies (57-47)

June 21, 1788

Virginia Ratifies (89-79)

June 25, 1788

New York Ratifies (30-27)

June 26, 1788

North Carolina Rejects

August 2, 1788

North Carolina Ratifies (194-77)

November 21, 1789

Rhode Island Ratifies (34-32)

May 29, 1790