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The Northwest Ordinance, 1787

Robert M. Taylor

The Northwest Ordinance, 1787

A Bicentennial Handbook

by Robert M. Taylor

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Published by Indiana Historical Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • USA,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9556176M
    ISBN 100871950162
    ISBN 109780871950161

    The Northwest Ordinance, the main template for that expansion, quite skillfully professed the ‘utmost good faith towards the Indians,’ with a full protection of their property, rights, and liberty. Learn The Northwest Ordinance () with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of The Northwest Ordinance () flashcards on Quizlet.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The Northwest Ordinance (officially the Ordinance of ) was enacted by the Congress of the Confederation of the States on J This statute provided for the government of the Northwest Territory, an area bounded by the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers and the Great Lakes, and created a procedure by which states could be established.

    Book Description: Adoption of the Northwest Ordinance in ended a long and sometimes acrimonious debate over the question of how to organize and govern the western territories of the United States. Many eastern leaders viewed the Northwest Territory as a colonial possession, while freedom-loving settlers demanded local self- government. The Northwest Ordinance of was made possible when several states, including Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, and Connecticut released their claims to the land area west of the Appalachian Mountains extending to the Mississippi River. This area became known as the Northwest Territory. The Ordinance of established a government over the Northwest Territory and gave impetus to .


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The Northwest Ordinance, officially titled "An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States North West of the River Ohio," was adopted by the Confederation Congress on J Also known as the Ordinance ofthe Northwest Ordinance established a government for the Northwest Territory, outlined the process for admitting a new state to the Union.

Passed by Congress in Julythe Northwest Ordinance laid out the basic form of government for all U.S. territory north of the Ohio River. That summer, the Constitutional Convention drafted the defining document of the American Republic as a : $ Transcript of Northwest Ordinance () (print-friendly version) Decem Transcript of Northwest Ordinance () An Ordinance for the government of the Territory of the United States northwest of the River Ohio.

Section 1. Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, That the said territory, for the. Northwest Ordinances, also called Ordinances of, andseveral ordinances enacted by the U.S.

Congress for the purpose of establishing orderly and equitable procedures for the settlement and political incorporation of the Northwest Territory —i.e., that part of the American frontier lying west of Pennsylvania, north of the Ohio.

The Northwest Ordinance, A Bicentennial Handbook. Taylor, Robert M., Jr., Ed. The essays and annotations in this publication provide an opportunity for citizens and students to consider not only the history of the Northwest Ordinance but also basic and enduring issues in U.S. political by: 4. The Northwest Ordinance, adopted Jby the Confederation Congress, chartered a government for the Northwest Territory, provided a method for admitting new states to the Union from the territory, and listed a bill of rights guaranteed in the territory.

Following the principles outlined by Thomas Jefferson in the Ordinance of Title Dr. Cutler and the Ordinance of Summary The Northwest Ordinance account of the drafting of the Ordinance ofparticularly its prohibition of slavery in the territories, and of the men in the Continental Congress instrumental in drafting it, especially Manasseh Cutler of Massachusetts.

Northwest Ordinance of Purpose, Summary, and Significance. What was the Northwest Ordinance of. Considered to be one of the most important pieces of legislation passed by the Congress of the Confederation of the United States, it established a sovereign Federal government, and the westward expansion of the nation through admission of new states.

The Northwest Ordinance, A Bicentennial Handbook [Taylor, Robert M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Northwest Ordinance, A Bicentennial Handbook5/5(1). On this day inCongress enacts the Northwest Ordinance, structuring settlement of the Northwest Territory and creating a policy for the addition of new states to the nation.

Northwest Ordinance () First Document Image: Second Document Image: Featuring milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, teacher and student competitions, and educational resources. close window.

Northwest Ordinance (). On this date, the Confederation Congress approved “An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States, North-West of the River Ohio,” by a vote of 17–1. Better known as the Northwest Ordinance, it provided a path toward statehood for the territories northwest of the Ohio River, encompassing the area that would become the future states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Adoption of the Northwest Ordinance in ended a long and sometimes acrimonious debate over the question of how to organize and govern the western territories of the United States.

Many eastern leaders viewed the Northwest Territory as a colonial possession, while freedom-loving settlers demanded local self- government.

These essays address the ambiguities of the Ordinance, balance of power. Read the full-text online edition of American Singularity: The Northwest Ordinance, the Homestead and Morrill Acts, and the G.I.

Bill (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, American Singularity: The Northwest. Ina series of long-lasting territorial disputes between states culminated in a new set of guidelines for a vast swath of North American land.

In the process, the debates over the Northwest. Adoption of the Northwest Ordinance in ended a long and sometimes acrimonious debate over the question of how to organize and govern the western territories of the United States. Many eastern leaders viewed the Northwest Territory as a colonial possession, while freedom-loving settlers demanded local self- by: 6.

About the Book  Passed by Congress in Julythe Northwest Ordinance laid out the basic form of government for all U.S. territory north of the Ohio River That summer, the Constitutional Convention drafted the defining document of the American Republic as a whole. The Northwest Ordinance of set out a process by which land was to be organized as dependent territories and then as states fully equal in status to those already in the union.

The right to vote was to be extended to almost all free white males. Rights of habeas corpus, trial by. Ordinance ofadopted by the Congress of Confederation for the government of the Western territories ceded to the United States by the states.

It created the Northwest Territory and is frequently called the Northwest Ordinance. It was based on the ordinance ofdrafted by Thomas Jefferson, which provided for dividing the region into. The authors of the Northwest Ordinance believed educated citizens were critical to the success of self-government.

Article 3 declared, “ education shall forever be encouraged.” The Northwest Ordinance, together with the earlier Land Ordinance ofset aside a section of each new township’s land for the support of public schools.

Religion, morality and knowledge, being necessary to.InCongress adopted the Northwest Ordinance, which provided a model for the organization of future territories. The ordinance gave Congress the power to divide the area into three to five separate territories.

Congress would appoint a governor, a secretary, and three judges to govern each territory.Book Units Teacher Home (current) History Pages; The United States of America from - ; TPT Store; Westward Expansion.

The Northwest Ordinance Quiz. Show all questions The Northwest Territory was made up of land north of the