Results for: Northwest-ordinance

How did the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 help the US Grow?

The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 (or the Northwest Ordinance, as it  is now referred) helped the US grow by creating the first organized  territory of the United States, the (MORE)

Northwest Ordinances of 1785 and 1787?

The Northwest Ordinances of 1787 established a Northwest Territory  in the United States. The Land Ordinance of 1785 allowed Congress  to sale land in the unmapped territory (MORE)

What is the northwest ordinance?

The law which provided the method for creating new states within the Northwest Territory. The Territory included land which now comprises five states north and west of the Ohi (MORE)

How did the Northwest Ordinance foreshadow the Civil War and why?

By prohibiting slavery in the new states north of the Ohio River,  the Northwest Ordinance (1787) would have established a numerical  superiority of non-slave states over sl (MORE)