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The Northwest Ordinance was an act of the Congress of the Confederation of the United States (the Confederation Congress), passed July 13, 1787.

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The Northwest Ordinance, adopted July 13, 1787, by the Second Continental Congress, chartered a government for the Northwest Territory, provided a method  ...

Northwest Ordinance: Primary Documents of American History ...


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 ...

Northwest Ordinances | United States [1784, 1785, 1787 ...


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 ...

Congress enacts the Northwest Ordinance - Jul 13, 1787 - History.com


On this day in History, Congress enacts the Northwest Ordinance on Jul 13, 1787 . Learn more about what happened today on History.

Northwest Ordinance *** - Colonial America


This article about the Northwest Ordinance provides information about the events in America surrounding the War of Independence, the Articles of Confederation ...

The Northwest Ordinance - Infoplease


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 of 1787 - IN.gov


Northwest Ordinance Timeline. Taken from Lessons on the Northwest Ordinance of 1787. Learning materials for secondary school courses in American history, ...

Avalon Project - Northwest Ordinance; July 13, 1787


From the Avalon Project, text of the ordinance that governed the Old Northwest Territory, including Michigan.

Northwest Ordinance - Ohio History Central


On July 13, 1787, the Confederation Congress passed the Northwest Ordinance. The act created a system of government for the Northwest Territory. It also ...