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
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 ...
This article about the Northwest Ordinance provides information about the events
in America surrounding the War of Independence, the Articles of Confederation ...
Land agreement of 1787 that created the Northwest Territory, enabling the United
States to expand into the Great Lakes area. States created from the Northwest ...
The role of Northwest Ordinance of 1787 in the history of the United States of
Apr 8, 2012 ... The Northwest Ordinance defined the Midwest region, both physically and legally
. It's protection of the individual foreshadowed the Bill of ...
The result of their deliberations was the Ordinance of 1787, or the Northwest
Ordinance, adopted July 13, 1787, by the Second Continental Congress.
It created the Northwest Territory and is frequently called the Northwest
Ordinance. It was based on the ordinance of 1784, drafted by Thomas Jefferson,