New Hampshire, one of the original 13 colonies, was the first state to have its own state constitution. New Hampshire was the 9th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution–the final state needed to put the document into effect. It also plays an important role in national elections, as it is the first state to holdnational primaries, and its primary results are thought to influence those in the rest of the nation, giving rise to the saying “As New Hampshire goes, so goes the nation.” [Source: history.com]
Today, New Hampshire students got the chance to vote with Newsela’s presidential poll. Here are the results.