The Constitution for the United States of America

Article 7

The ratification of the conventions of nine states, shall be sufficient for the establishment of this constitution between the states so ratifying the same

It is interesting to note that the ratification by nine states does not meet the ratification requirements of Seventy-Five Percent of the States required to ratify an Amendment, but, this is not an Amendment. Apparently the Founding Fathers determined that even with only nine States they would move forward with our new Federal Government.

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