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The Northwest Ordinance (formally An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States, North-West of the River Ohio, and also known as the Freedom Ordinance or The Ordinance of 1787) set the mandate for the creation of new states from the region, once a population of 60,000 had been achieved within a particular territory.

The Enabling Act of 1802
established the precedent and procedures for creation of future states in the western territories. The act requires territories to elect a delegate for each 1,200 people to attend a constitutional convention. The enabling act requires the prospective state to adopt a form of government and constitution that are in compliance with the U.S. Constitution.
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What is Statehood?

The definition of statehood is the standing of being an identifiedindependent nation. It means the position of being a state of theUnited States.

Does somaliland fulfill the statehood requirements?

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How did California get its statehood?

The process that California went through to get it's statehood is  very straightforward. California reached the number of residents  necessary to claim the territory as an i

What is the statehood of Washington?

the *state hood of Washington D.C is that the state bird is the gold finch. the state insect is the green darner dragon fly. the state fish is the steel head trout. the state

What is Missouri statehood?

Missouri was the 24th state and was admitted in 1821. It was part  of the land that was gained through purchasing the Louisiana  Territory.

Statehood of Massachusetts?

Massachusetts was one of the original 13 colonies. It became a state in 1788.

When did Iowa get its statehood?

Iowa became the 29th state on December 28, 1846. Before statehood,  it was known as the Iowa Territory. The capital of Iowa is Des  Moines.

When did Hawaii get their statehood?

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