The Constitution of the United States is arguably the finest historical document in the history of the world. The freedoms and rights that are given to us by the Constitution are what make America the greatest country in the world to live in. However, this document was not constructed over night. The United States' system of Government has gone through numerous changes to become the great system that it is today.
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qtd in Anti-Federalist Paper 23) The time to ratify was wearing thin, and people feared what the fate of their country would be.
Luckily, states began ratifying the Constitution in December. Things were looking slightly grim when North Carolina and Rhode Island said they would not ratify, but things managed to shape up for the better. New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify on June 21, 1788, thus putting the new constitution into action. (Bensguide.gpo.gov 3)