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
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 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 to the west of the original states.
The land ordinance of 1785 and the northwest ordinance of 1787 divided highly disputed land into a series of townships (6sq miles) and sections (1sq mile). These plots of land were sold very cheaply to the settlers, under the condition… 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 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 Northwest Ordinances were passed that provided for the creation of equal, self governing states in the Northwest Territories and the newly created states would have the same rights and privileges as the original 13 states. Land Ordinance provided that… Full Answer
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