they were different by the Northwest Ordinance was were the Northwest territory was wanting to be governed and the land ordinance of 1785 was were it called for surveyors to stake out 6mile-plots, called townships, in the Western lands.
The Northwest Ordinance essentially accepted Virginia's "northwest territory" as public domain of th United States; the Land Ordinance of 1785 prescribed the means by which the public domain would be sold by the United States to help pay the debts… Full Answer
The land ordinance called for surveyors to stake out six-mile-square plots, called townships, in the western land. The northwest ordinance described how this land they established would be governed. (it ended up gaining rights to self-government)
The Land Ordinance of 1785 stated that they would separate the Northwest land into something called TOWNSHIPS. This was a 5 by 5 mile land and was sold to settlers and speculators. The land ordinance of 1787, or Northwest Ordinance… Full Answer
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Ordinance of 1784 which was significantly different from the Ordinance of 1787(A.K.A. the Northwest Ordinance). although most of the ideas from the Ordinance of 1784 were carried over into the revised document, Thomas Jefferson was not… Full Answer
The rejection of the Northwest ordinance of 1785 was due to prices for land becoming too expensive. The Northwest Ordinance Act was a law that stated the federal government would expand west across North America.
The correct spelling is Northwest Ordinance instead of Ordiance. The Northwest Ordinance is defined as an act of the Congress of the Confederation of the United States. It is also known as The Ordinance of 1787 or the Freedom Ordinance.
The Land Ordinance of 1787 was enforced so that no state could take large portions of land in the west because it was unfair to the smaller states who were unable to do so. The Land Ordinance established a plan… Full Answer