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Which state had claims that extended into the northwest territory?
The United States was broken into territories before it was split into individual states. The state that claimed land in the Northwest Territory was Ohio. ...
What is a government law that said the new land in the northwest territory should be surveyed?
The government law calling for surveying of land in the Northwest Territory was the Land Ordinance of 1785. ...
Describe where the northwest territory was located?
The land of the Northwest Territory is west of the Appalachian Mountains and east of the of the Mississippi River ...
Asked in History of the United States
What state was carved out of the northwest territory?
The Northwest Territory referred to land Northwest of the Ohio. Multiple states were carved from this region. They are Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Northeastern Minnesota was also from the territory. ...
Asked in Minnesota, Lakes and Rivers
What was the land of Minnesota called before it came a state?
Minnesota was part of the Louisiana Purchase, and the Northwest territory depending on the location since the Mississippi River was the boundary. Part of it was Rupert's Land. As the land became more settled, name changes happened. Illinois territory, Michigan territory, Iowa territory, Wisconsin territory, and Minnesota territory. ...
Asked in US Congress
What laws did congress pass concerning the northwest territory?
In an effort to try and organize the Northwest territory Congress passed two laws; The Northwest Ordinance and The Land Ordinance. These two acts separated the territory into states and helped the government raise money through sale of the land. ...
Asked in American Revolution
What did the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 establish?
The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 established the Northwest territory. The Ordinance allowed for surveying, setting aside land for public good, and government selling of land. ...
What law gave the land west of the Appalachian Mountains the name Northwest Territory?
The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 outlined the boudaries of the Northwest Territory, but the Appalachian Mountains was not part of the bounday description. The Northwest Territory is made out of the region south of the Great Lakes , north and west of the Ohio River. ...
Asked in Thomas Jefferson
What country owned all the land in the Louisiana Territory before Thomas Jefferson purchased it?
France as it was transfered to France from Spain and later bought by the US....