The Northwest Ordinance was an act of the Congress of the Confederation of the
United States (the Confederation Congress), passed July 13, 1787.
The Northwest Ordinance, adopted July 13, 1787, by the Second Continental
Congress, chartered a government for the Northwest Territory, provided a method
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 ...
Jun 10, 2016 ... Northwest Ordinances, also called Ordinances of 1784, 1785, and 1787, several
ordinances enacted by the U.S. Congress for the purpose of ...
On this day in History, Congress enacts the Northwest Ordinance on Jul 13, 1787
. Learn more about what happened today on History.
This article about the Northwest Ordinance provides information about the events
in America surrounding the War of Independence, the Articles of Confederation ...
After first providing for the survey of the land west of the Appalachian mountains,
the so-called Northwest Territory, Congress enacted the Northwest Ordinance ...
Northwest Ordinance Timeline. Taken from Lessons on the Northwest Ordinance
of 1787. Learning materials for secondary school courses in American history, ...
From the Avalon Project, text of the ordinance that governed the Old Northwest
Territory, including Michigan.
On July 13, 1787, the Confederation Congress passed the Northwest Ordinance.
The act created a system of government for the Northwest Territory. It also ...