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THE NORTHWEST ORDINANCE. CONFEDERATION: . a group of loosely joined, but sovereign states.. THE NORTHWEST ORDINANCE. Problem: . Many states made claims to the western lands (Northwest Territory).. Boundaries of the Northwest Territory:. ID: 580734

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CONFEDERATION: a group of loosely joined, but sovereign states.

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Problem: Many states made claims to the western lands (Northwest Territory).

Boundaries of the Northwest Territory: Great Lakes (north), Pennsylvania (east), Ohio River (south), Mississippi River (west)

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Solution to the Problem: All states agreed to cede (give) their claims to Congress, so Congress can sell the land for the good of the country (confederation).

NATIONAL DOMAIN – Public land

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LAND ORDINANCE of 1785: Congress’s plan to sell the land of the Northwest Territory.Rectangular Survey System – carefully surveyed the land into squares to be sold.

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Township – the largest division of land. It is thirty-six square miles.

6 MILES

Township

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Townships

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Section – 36 sections in a township. It is one square mile or 640 acres.

Section

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Acre – the smallest division of land. It sold for $1 per acre.The average size farm was 40 acre. So, it sold for $40.

BUCKEYES

OHIO STATE

50

40

40

30

20

10

30

20

10

ACRE

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Education – the sale from one section of each township goes to start a school for that township.

How much went for education?Answer: $640

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THE NORTHWEST ORDINANCE of 1787 this document establishes… the principles and procedures for the orderly expansion of the United States.

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Statehood:

When the population reaches

5,000

adult males the area can:

elect it’s own legislature.

send non-voting members to Congress.

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When the population reaches

60,000

adult males the area can:

can write a state constitution and apply for statehood.

If Congress approves the state Constitution that area will become a state.

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Five states:

Wisconsin

Illinois

Indiana

Michigan

Ohio

Minnesota

Indiana (1816)

Ohio (1803

)

Illinois (1818)

Michigan (1837)

Wisconsin (1848)

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Rights Guaranteed:

Trial by juryPublic educationFreedom of religionProhibition of slavery


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