\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
December 7, 1787
Delaware ratifies the Constitution
The nation, as we know it today, did not come about overnight. It took nine states to ratify the Constitution before it became the law of the land. On December 7, 1787, Delaware became the first state to ratify the Constitution.