Download What Year Did New Jersey Became A State Background. Colonized by spain, the land that is now new mexico became u.s. New jersey played a major role in creating the structure of the new united states government.
William livingston became new jersey's first state governor. The state's motto liberty and prosperity is written on the scroll. On december 18, 1787, new jersey became the third state to ratify the united states constitution, and on november 20, 1789, new jersey became the first state in the nation to ratify the united states bill of rights.
The scene is the familiar washington crossing the delaware and is based on an 1851 painting by emmanuel leutze.
New jersey was the third state to ratify the constitution; June 15, 1836 25 th: New jersey, one of the 13 original colonies, joined the union in december 1787 and has participated in all 58 presidential elections. New jersey, constituent state of the u.s.