By the summer of 1787, Georgia, the youngest and smallest (population size) State, seemingly had very little to offer to the nation, and needed a great deal of help to deal with her problems, many of which could be described as more or less self-produced.

The biggest problem was Georgia’s indifference towards… well… pretty much everything, including defending herself, first against the British and now against the hostile tribes on her borders and territory.  And while her participation in Congress had been spotty at best, she had managed to send four delegates to the Convention.

Now, in very late 1787 – December 25th, to be exact, Georgia’s leaders gathered to debate ratification of the Constitution. For her, it was more a matter of what was to be gained, than what could be lost. And when the New Year finally rolled in, Georgia kicked it off by officially ratifying the Constitution.


About Dave

Talk Show host, lifelong Baseball and Star Trek fan, US Navy Submariner and Fire Control Technician (Ballistic Missile) 1st Class Petty Officer (Submarine Qualified), Dave is married with four daughters, one son, two sons-in-law and two grandchildren plus one on the way. He resides quietly in Manteca, CA, where he records his podcast, Plausibly Live, three days a week. He also writes for several other blogs and as a "Stay at home Dad" plays a lot of games with his son. Dave loves books, history and is learning to weld and drive a forklift. Just for fun. Dave is also a Life Member of the Disabled American Veterans and a Member of the US Submarine Veterans.

Posted on January 7, 2016, in Constitution, Dave, Podcast, Ratification Debates and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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