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What was the Northwest Ordinance?


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2009-03-27 00:09:05
2009-03-27 00:09:05

An act of the continental congress establishing the method of governing the Northwest territory.

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The Northwest Ordinance was passed in 1787.

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The Northwest Ordinance was the legislation that officially established the Northwest Territory.

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The Northwest Ordinance refers to the law that was passed by the Continental Congress that created the Northwest Ordinance, the first American territory.

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The Northwest Ordinance and Land Ordinance together laid the legal and cultural groundwork for Midwestern.

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No, Slavery was not allowed by the Northwest Ordinance.


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