Admitted on Dec. 7, 1787, Delaware was the first state to join the Union. The 13 original colonies one by one became the first 13 states in the new nation according to the date on which each ratified the Constitution. More »

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South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union on Dec. 20, 1860. It was also the site where the Civil War actually began with the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861. More »

The Confederate states rejoined the United States from 1866 through 1870, during the period of Reconstruction. The first state to be readmitted was Tennessee in 1866, while the rest of the South was broken up into five r... More »

South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union on Dec. 20, 1860. It was also the site where the Civil War actually began with the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861. More »

The border states, Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland and Delaware, were important to the Union during the Civil War as their loyalty, or at least their neutrality, deprived the South of 2.6 million potential citizens and a su... More »

The four border states that did not secede and therefore remained loyal to the Union during the Civil War were Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland and Missouri. In addition, 50 Virginian counties chose to remain loyal to the Un... More »

The Del-One Federal Credit Union is a credit union that offers membership to employees of the state of Delaware, and their immediate families, and to employees of certain companies and groups within Delaware, according t... More »