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What is the northwest ordinance?

The Northwest Ordinance was the law which provided the method forcreating new states within the Northwest Territory. The Territoryincluded land which now comprises five states (MORE)

What did the Northwest Ordinance do?

The Northwest Ordinance was a act of the Congress of the Confederation that led to the creation of theNorthwest Territory, which was the first organized territory of the Unit (MORE)

What did the northwest ordinates do?

The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 put the world on notice not only that the land north of the Ohio River and east of the Mississippi would be settled but that it would eventuall (MORE)