New Hampshire was the 9th state in the USA; it became a state on June 21, 1788. New Hampshire formed its own state government in January 1776, and in June 1776 it instructed its delegates attending the Continental Congress in Philadelphia to vote for independence. New Hampshire's vote was the ninth and decisive vote in ratifying the Constitution of the United States in 1788. Celebrate your state's history by displaying state symbols, animals, and state flags. Find your supplies at Flagandbanner.com today.