History of the Ordinance of 1787

by Edward Coles

Publisher: Press of the Society in [Philadelphia]

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Edward Coles.
ContributionsHistorical Society of Pennsylvania., YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsE309 .C69
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6906843M
LC Control Number01015926

As the Founding Fathers expressed it in the Northwest Ordinance of , "Religion, morality and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged."And yet more bluntly in the words of the fiery Samuel Adams in a letter to James Warren, "No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily. The Northwest Ordinance of was a land act that provided for orderly settlement and established a process by which settles territories would become the states of Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin. It therefore banned the slavery in these Northwest Territories. This comic book about Ohio history is perfect for 4th grade or 5th grade students interested in the Land Ordinance of It features a story about the mapping of the Northwest Territory, a non-fiction comic about the naming of Ohio's districts and Primary source material--the actual Land Ordinanc. The Northwest Ordinance (formally An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States, North-West of the River Ohio, and also known as The Ordinance of ) enacted J , was an organic act of the Congress of the Confederation of the United created the Northwest Territory, the new nation's first organized incorporated territory, from lands beyond the.

The Confederate Congress, J An Ordinance for the government of the territory of the United States northwest of the river N 1. Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, That the said territory, for the purpose of temporary government, be one district, subject, however, to be divided into two districts, as future circumstances may, in the opinion of. The Northwest Ordinance of and the Land Ordinance of were designed to establish some order among western settlers. The Land Ordinance prescribed the division of the land into six-mile-square , townships had been laid out in the southern part of Illinois, and a solid band of them (the Bounty Lands) lined the northwest side of the Illinois River, working up toward the. The Ordinance of put the resolution in operation by providing a mechanism for selling and settling the land, while the Northwest Ordinance of addressed political needs. The ordinance laid the foundations of land policy until passage of the Homestead Act of The Northwest Ordinance (formally An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States, North-West of the River Ohio, and also known as the Freedom Ordinance or The Ordinance of ) was an act of the Congress of the Confederation of the United States (the Confederation Congress), passed J

Jun 8, - The Northwest Ordinance was passed J The ordinance created the Northwest Territory, the first organized territory of the United States, from lands beyond the Appalachian Mountains, between British North America and the Great Lakes to the north and the Ohio River to the south. See more ideas about Northwest ordinance, British north america, Territories of the united 10 pins.

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History of the Ordinance of Ordinance The Historical Society of Pennyslvania (Classic Reprint). The Ordinance of created the Northwest Territory which gave rise to five states completely and one other in part.

The states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and part of Minnesota came from this territory. This volume gives a brief history of that Territory and some of the area that we now consider the upper mid-west. History of the Ordinance of and the Old Northwest Territory by Blazier et al.

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Published by Marietta the Commission History of the Ordinance of and the Old Northwest Territory (a Supplemental Text for School Use) Authors: Harlow Lindley, Norris Franz Schneider, George Jordan Blazier, Milo Milton Quaife.

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TITANIC relics, artifacts COAL Seller Rating: % positive. Download Lessons on the Northwest Ordinance of FB2. Northwest Ordinance, Land Ordinance, the Northwest Territory, and the Common Core!This lesson is part of the "A New Nation" Unit Plan, located here:New Nation Unit: 13 engaging, Common Core focused lessons for Washington & AdamsBuy the bundle and save 20%!In this common-core.

Evolution of the Ordinance of Jay Amos Barrett. This book outlines the Northwest Ordinance, one of the few successes of Congress under the Articles of Confederation.

GENRE. History. RELEASED. April 26 LANGUAGE. English. LENGTH. Edward Coles > History of the Ordinance of This brings to my recollection what I was told by Mr.

Madison, and which I do not remember ever to have seen in print. The Old Congress held its sessions in in New York while at the same time the convention which made the constitution of the United States held its sessions at Philadelphia.

Drafted by Massachusetts Delegates Rufus King and Nathan Dane, the ordinance sought to revise Thomas Jefferson’s ordinance by designating the territories as one district which fell under Congress’s jurisdiction. In addition to information about real estate and estate planning, the ordinance also outlined a general process for acquiring statehood.

The Northwest Ordinance of set out a process by which land was to be organized as dependent territories and then as states fully equal in status to those already in the union. The right to vote was to be extended to almost all free white males.

Rights of habeas corpus, trial by. An account of the drafting of the Ordinance ofparticularly its prohibition of slavery in the territories, and of the men in the Continental Congress instrumental in drafting it, especially Manasseh Cutler of Massachusetts.

Original Format book LCCN Permalink. The Northwest Ordinance, ratified by Congress on Jwas the first law to create a structure by which new territories could follow a three-step legal path to become a state equal to the original 13 states, and was the first substantial action by Congress to.

Prior to the ratification of the U.S. Constitution inthe Congress of the Confederation passed the Northwest Ordinance of This act created the Northwest Territory that included what is now Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and part of Minnesota.

The newly formed federal government then renewed the Northwest Ordinance in Free 2-day shipping. Buy History Of The Ordinance Of () at   In the admirable speech of Mr. Tappan, of New Hampshire, delivered on the 29th of July, we find the following brief history of the Anti-Slavery Ordinance ofaccompanied by a letter from Mr.

Thomas Jefferson, never before published, which was written only about six weeks before his death. Ordinance of The Ordinance of was the most important of the three acts.

It determined the government of the Northwest Territory and planned for the admission of the territory—as states equal to the existing ones—into the union. Under this ordinance Congress appointed a governor and judges to lead each district.

Once a district. Pre-Ordinance summary History of the Ordinance of The first settlement of the Northwest Territory under the Ordinance of The beginnings of government Growth of settlements Evolution of the Northwest Territory Significance of the Ordinance of --Bibliography --School contests.

Responsibility. Book Description: Adoption of the Northwest Ordinance in ended a long and sometimes acrimonious debate over the question of how to organize and govern the western territories of the United States.

Many eastern leaders viewed the Northwest Territory as a colonial possession, while freedom-loving settlers demanded local self- government. The Ordinance of We have been accustomed to attribute the unanimity with which the Ordinance of was enacted, to the prevalend of Anti-Slavery sentiment in the country at the time of its passage.

The Richmond Whig seems anxious to. The Northwest Ordinance, A Bicentennial Handbook. Taylor, Robert M., Jr., Ed.

The essays and annotations in this publication provide an opportunity for citizens and students to consider not only the history of the Northwest Ordinance but also basic and enduring issues in U.S. political life. The book is divided into three main parts.

Summary of the Northwest Ordinance. Considered as one of the most significant acts of the Continental Congress in regards to public domain lands, paling in significance only to the Declaration of Independence, the Northwest Ordinance ofalso known as ‘ An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States, Northwest of the River Ohio’, was a law which created the.

The Northwest Ordinance, officially titled "An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States North West of the River Ohio," was adopted by the Confederation Congress on J Also known as the Ordinance ofthe Northwest Ordinance established a government for the Northwest Territory, outlined the process for admitting a new state to the Union.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barrett, Jay Amos, Evolution of the Ordinance of [New York] Arno Press [, ©]. ORDINANCE OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIAL GOVERNMENT Page II SEC.

So soon as there shall be five thousand free male inhabitants, of full age, in the district, upon giving proof thereof to the governor, they shall receive authority, with time and place, to elect representatives from their counties or.

Ordinance ofadopted by the Congress of Confederation for the government of the Western territories ceded to the United States by the states. It created the Northwest Territory and is frequently called the Northwest Ordinance.

The following bibliography on the Northwest Ordinance has been prepared especially for secondary school teachers of American history, government, and civics. These books and journal articles might be used by teachers as background reading in preparation for teaching lessons in. World of Books sells quality used products at competitive prices to over 2 million customers worldwide each year.

We want your experience with World of Books to be enjoyable and problem free. Over the past 8 years World of Books has seen the inventory grow from to over 1 Million books in Rating: % positive.The Northwest Ordinance () was the third in a series of Congressional acts to outline the plan for organizing the territory into new states and their subsequent incorporation into the larger framework of American federalism.

Congress passed the ordinance without discussion or comment.Just a few months after ratifying the Treaty of Paris and ending the American Revolution, a committee led by Thomas Jefferson of Virginia, and assisted by Jeremiah Townley Chase of Maryland and David Howell of Rhode Island, compiled the Ordinance and laid out boundaries for an unspecified number of states.

As reported by the committee on March 1st, the Ordinance outlawed slavery in the territory and stated .