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The Northwest Ordinance of 1787

James A. Huston

The Northwest Ordinance of 1787

by James A. Huston

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Published by H.E. Howard, Inc. in Lynchburg, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest, Old
    • Subjects:
    • United States.,
    • Northwest, Old -- History -- 1775-1865.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James A. Huston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE309 .H87 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2485278M
      ISBN 100930919416
      LC Control Number87405980
      OCLC/WorldCa17163684

      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 purposes of temporary government, be one district, subject, however, to be divided into two districts, as future circumstances may, in the opinion of Congress, make it expedient. The Northwest Ordinance of , the most important of the three acts, laid the basis for the government of the Northwest Territory and for the admission of its constituent parts as states into the union. Under this ordinance, each district was to be governed by a governor and judges appointed by Congress until it attained a population of 5,

      The Second Continental Congress adopted the Northwest Ordinance in as a result of settlers spilling into the area after the U.S. had gained the territory in the Revolutionary War with the   Discuss The Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Articles Of Confederation Words | 4 Pages. The Articles of the Confederation was the first government constitution that the United States used, and, although there were strength like the Northwest Ordinance of , there were major weaknesses of the Articles of the Confederation like the following: requiring 9 out of the 13 colonial .

        Passed by Congress in July , the 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 Pages: Passed by Congress in July , the 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.


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The Northwest Ordinance, A Bicentennial Handbook Hardcover – July 1, Discover the latest buzz-worthy books, from mysteries and romance to humor and nonfiction. Explore more. Enter your mobile number or email address below 5/5(1). American Singularity: The Northwest Ordinance, The Homestead And Morrill Acts, and the G.I.

Bill (The Richard B. Russell Lecture Ser.) Paperback – August 1, by Harold M. Hyman (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editionsCited by: ORDINANCE OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIAL GOVERNMENT Page II SEC. So soon as there shall be five thousand free male inhabitants, of full age, in the district, upon giving proof thereof to the governor, they shall receive authority, with time and place, to elect representatives from their counties or.

The Ordinance of created the Northwest Territory which gave rise to five states completely and one other in part. The states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and part of Minnesota came from this territory.

This volume gives a brief history of that Territory and some of the area that we now consider the upper mid-west. 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. Get this book in print ▼ History of the Ordinance of and the Old Northwest Territory (a Supplemental Text for School Use) Harlow Lindley, Norris.

InJefferson served as a diplomat to the King of France. 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. 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 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. summary 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. Preceded by the Northwest Ordinances of andwhich divided the new land into self-governing districts, and facilitated scientific surveys, the Ordinance of set up how the United States would expand towards the west, and how new states would be added to the U.S.

American Singularity: The Northwest Ordinance, the Homestead and Morrill Acts, and the G.I. Bill. By Harold M. Hyman. Read preview. Northwest Ordinance, 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.

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 life. The book is divided into three main by: 4. Introduction 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   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.3/5(1).

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, and guaranteed that newly.

The Northwest Ordinance, enacted in to encourage settlement of the nation's untamed territories, mandated the establishment of public schools and stable property rights in newly settled lands--specific terms which enshrined the basic liberties secured by the Revolutionary War.

After the passage of the Northwest Ordinance ofAmerican settlers transformed the wilderness of the Northwest Territory into “a more perfect union.” In a forthcoming book on the subject, historian David McCullough tells the story of Manasseh Cutler.

The Northwest Ordinance of was a very early federal law passed by Congress in the era of the Articles of main purpose was to create a legal structure for the settlement of land in five present-day states: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin.  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 () was the third in a series of Congressional acts to outline the plan for organizing the territory into new states and their subsequent incorporation into the larger framework of American federalism.

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