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December 12, 1787

Seal of Pennsylvania
Seal of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania becomes the second state to ratify the United States Constitution five days after Delaware became the first. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is a U.S. state that is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The state borders Delaware and Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, New York and Ontario, Canada, to the north, and New Jersey to the east. The state's four most populous cities are Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, and Erie. The state capital is Harrisburg.
Pennsylvania,United States
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