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Above all, the northwest ordinance accelerated the. They contrast the maps of 1820 and 1854 to analyze developments in the national debate over slavery. Former attribution to the press of john dunlap rejected in the journals of the continental congress, v. There was a 3 year trial period they had to go through before being granted equal status with the original colonies. Students read selections from the declaration of independence, northwest ordinance of 1787, and the wilmot proviso of 1846. When settlers started coming to this continent, they made their homes in different areas. Northwest ordinance legal definition of northwest ordinance. In addition, it contained provisions for the advancement of education, the maintenance of civil liberties and the exclusion of slavery. An ordinance for the government of the territory of the. Show how the northwest ordinance, in providing for government for the northwest territory, established a precedent for governing. Northwest ordinance activities awjh 8th grade history. The northwest ordinance, officially known as the ordinance of 1787, created the northwest territory, organized its governing structure, and established the procedures by which territories were admitted as states to the union.

The passage of the northwest ordinance was a sign that the nation of the united states was ready and willing for westward expansion. On may 10, 1786 a committee led by james monroe developed a plan to do so. The northwest ordinance of 1787 ohio state university. Britain competed against the american fur trade by refusing to evacuate its militaryforts south of the great lakes.

Following the principles outlined by thomas jefferson in the ordinance of 1784. This northwest ordinance lesson plan is suitable for 6th 8th grade. The northwest ordinance of 1787 allowed for the creation of as many as five states in the northwest. Showed a complete understanding of the northwest ordinance of 1787s.

Using the northwest territory map, draw the map of the northwest territory. Before this ordinance, there was no method by which a territory could become a state. Children will create maps, design new flags, visit floating market in. Then complete the activity and answer the questions that follow.

This is located on the site or is available as a pdf with this lesson. Northwest ordinance george washingtons mount vernon. This lesson is part of the a new nation unit plan, located here. Thirteen colonies lesson plans for 8th grade american history. This activity stimulated the development of the eastern parts of the eventual national road by private investors. Until about 1780 the lands of the northwest territory were claimed by several existing states, including new york and virginia. The legacy of the northwest ordinance was a nation that reached from sea to shining sea. The northwest ordinance formally an ordinance for the government of the territory of the united states, northwest of the river ohio, and also known as the freedom ordinance was an act of the continental congress of the united states passed on july, 1787 under the articles of confederation. Map of the state of ohio, by rufus putnam, thomas wightman, and thaddeus mason harris, ca. It set up a standardized system whereby settlers could purchase title to farmland in the undeveloped west. The northwest ordinance, adopted july, 1787, by the second continental congress, chartered a government for the northwest territory, provided a method for admitting new states to the union from the territory, and listed a bill of rights guaranteed in the territory. Your poster will need to appeal to either merchants or small farmers. Northwest ordinance of 1787 interactive class auction by that. Land ordinance and northwest ordinance flashcards quizlet.

The northwest ordinance of 1787 foundation for moral law. Evans 20779 journals of the continental congress, 584 estc w14328 also available in digital form on the library of congress web site. Be it ordained by the united states in congress assembled, that the said territory, for the. Also known as the ordinance of 1787, the northwest ordinance established a government for the northwest territory, outlined the process for admitting a new state to the union. The northwest territory in the united states was formed after the american revolutionary war. Considered to be one of the most important pieces of legislation passed by the congress of the confederation of the united states, it established a sovereign federal government, and the westward expansion of the nation through admission of new states. The 1787 northwest ordinance, the 1862 homestead and morrill acts, and the 1944 g. On this day in 1787, congress enacts the northwest ordinance, structuring settlement of the northwest territory and creating a policy for the addition of new states to the nation. Northwest ordinance map northwest ordinance, north west.

It is complete with scenarios, guided notes, pre and post activity questions, township map, and lesson guide. Oct 19, 2016 northwest ordinance map more stay safe and healthy. Main events associated with the northwest ordinance appear below in chronological order. Archiving early america the northwest territory 1787. It was one of the most important laws ever adopted, for it became a model for all territories that later entered the union as states. Known as the northwest territory, the new federal lands were east of the mississippi, and between the ohio river and the great lakes. Northwest ordinance 1787 the northwest ordinance, adopted july, 1787, by the confederation congress, chartered a government for the northwest territory, provided a method for admitting new states to the union from the territory, and listed a bill of rights guaranteed in the territory. Transcript of northwest ordinance 1787 print friendly version december 12, 2007. Transcript of northwest ordinance 1787 print friendly version sec. The ordinance provided for the creation of not less than three nor more than five states.

The info graphic comic is also necessary to complete the northwest ordinance work sheet. Maps activity book mapownik aleksandra and daniel mizielinscy. Included in the ordinance were laws protecting freedom of religion article. May 18, 2020 northwest ordinances, also called ordinances of 1784, 1785, and 1787, several ordinances enacted by the u. College scholarship admissions blog test prep books web english teacher early america hotmath aplusmath. The indiana supreme court and the indiana historical bureau are collaborating on a major project to gather in one place copies of original documents and research materials relating to indiana s constitutional history. On this date, the confederation congress approved an ordinance for the government of the territory of the united states, northwest of the river ohio, by a. Number the states that make up what was the northwest territory in the order in. Activities help to consolidate facts discussed in the book, but also encourage creative play. History course, it is tiered so that it could be used for students in any high school history or civics class. Professor carlton basmajian talked about the northwest ordinance, which was an act of congress in 1787 to organize and govern the newly acquired territory from the ohio river to the mississippi. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The ordinance also established the northwest territory, which included the area that is now illinois. Mar 20, 2020 an ordinance for the government of the territory of the united states, northwest of the river ohio, 1787.

Use the text of the northwest ordinance and the cartoon strip located at the bottom to answer the questions about this famous document. If you have a hard time reading the cartoon, use the zoom features in your browser to make it bigger. It features a story about the mapping of the northwest territory, a nonfiction comic about the naming of ohios districts and primary source materialthe actual land ordinanc. The ordinance also established the northwest territory, which included the area that is now illinois, indiana, michigan, ohio, and wisconsin. It was created as a territory by the northwest ordinance july, 1787, reduced to ohio, eastern michigan and a. Northwest ordinance scroll past the dumb youtube ad and youll hit a bonanza of information, with a video lesson about the northwest ordinance, the actual text, and commentary on what it entails. Pass out a handout with a transcript of the original northwest ordinance. Think you know it all the activity book for grownups know it all quiz. Oct 19, 2016 oct 19, 2016 northwest ordinance map more.

Northwest ordinance auction lesson plan by that history. The northwest ordinance enacted july, 1787, was an organic act of the congress of the. This is a powerpoint done on the northwest territory and ordinance auction of 1785. The avalon project at yale law school provides a transcription of the northwest ordinance. My first year teaching i was dying to see other teachers plan books, but most of.

Northwest ordinance of 1787 political causes of civil war. Northwest ordinance map, infographic, and questions to help student explore this. Map of the states and territories of the united states as it was on august 7, 1789, when the northwest territory was organized. With this ordinance, not only was a method adopted, but it was a method that.

Known as the northwest territory, the new federal lands were east of the. The northwest ordinance of 1787 said that the land north of the ohio river and east of the mississippi river would eventually become part of the united states. View the collection and the original northwest ordinance. In the ordnance survey puzzle tour of britain map your way around britain in 40. It instituted a survey system mapping out uniform squares of property sections and townships in terms of a uniform set of coordinates, and specified the terms of. 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 july, 1787.

Click on the following link if you wish to print the document below. The northwest ordinance of 1787 was a law that gave congress the right to split the northwest territory into three to five smaller territories and created a way to govern them. Transcript of northwest ordinance 1787 printfriendly version. The primary effect of the ordinance was the creation of the northwest territory as the first.

This portion of the lesson can be completed individually, in pairs or small groups depending on teacher preference. The northwest ordinance of 1787 us house of representatives. Be it ordained by the authority aforesaid, that there shall be appointed from time to time by congress, a governor, whose commission shall continue in force for the term of three years, unless sooner revoked by congress. First order of business was to nominate the president of the convention.

Northwest ordinance, land ordinance, the northwest territory, and the common core. The northwest ordinance and indiana s advancement to statehood 18001816 united states government usg. Jul 27, 2019 on this day in 1787, congress enacts the northwest ordinance, structuring settlement of the northwest territory and creating a policy for the addition of new states to the nation. Northwest ordinance lesson plan for 6th 8th grade lesson. The northwest ordinance today in history, northwest. Congress for the purpose of establishing orderly and equitable procedures for the settlement and political incorporation of the northwest territory i. In 1787, congress enacted the northwest ordinance to organize the land in the northwest territory, areas west of pennsylvania and northwest of the ohio river. Following the principles outlined by thomas jefferson. The ordinance established policies for governing the territory and included laws eventually adopted in the constitution. Identify the northwest territory as new territory the u.

The representatives thus elected, shall serve for the term of two years. Read the various sections and articles of this text aloud as a class. Northwest ordinance of 1787 related words the northwest ordinance established guidelines for the government of the northwest territory, a large area bounded by the great lakes, mississippi and ohio rivers, the state of pennsylvania and canada. The northwest ordinance 1787 in early 1786, congress decided that it was necessary to provide some government to the settlements north of the ohio river. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. The northwest ordinance of 1787 bringing history home. That can easily be said about the north american continent.

The northwest territory council rock school district. They discover the steps territories need to follow to become states. Transcript of northwest ordinance 1787 printfriendly. While addressing the broad topic of the northwest ordinance, one must attend to the many facets of the topic that make it a whole.

Pupils examine the area where the northwest territory was located. Northwest ordinance map with images northwest ordinance. You may complete this assignment in 3 different ways. The northwest ordinance 1787 was the third in a series of congressional acts to outline the. This statute provided for the government of the northwest territory, an area bounded by the ohio and mississippi rivers and the great lakes, and created a procedure by which states could be established. The ordinance was written by a man named nathan dane, completed in a single week, and was adopted without a single alteration. This comic book about ohio history is perfect for 4th grade or 5th grade students interested in the land ordinance of 1785. It created the northwest territory, the first organized territory of the united states, from lands beyond the. The land ordinance of 1785 was adopted by the united states congress of the confederation on may 20, 1785. History of the ordinance of 1787 and the old northwest territory a supplemental text for school use authors harlow lindley, norris franz schneider, george jordan blazier, milo milton quaife, northwest territory celebration commission u. Start studying land ordinance and northwest ordinance. This is the accompanying lesson plan of the northwest ordinance auction activity for the free powerpoint. This created a legal structure within which the inhabitants of lands outside of the original states could operate, outlined the steps to form territorial governments and the means by which new states could be admitted to the union. Map of northwest ordinance territories eastern state has the boundaries of the ohio river and pennsylvania map of indian nations the northwest ordinance of 1787 the beginning half of this document outlines that the land outlined in article 6 will be temporarily set up as areas that will eventually be brought into the.

Congress at the time did not have the power to raise revenue by direct taxation, so land sales provided an important revenue stream. Law that described how the northwest territory was to be governed the bill had many democratic rights as the territory grew in population it would gain rights to selfgovernment. The northwest ordinance of 1787 allowed for the creation of as many as five states in the northwest portion of the ohio valley on lines originally laid out in 1784 by thomas jefferson. Northwest ordinance of 1787 interactive class auction by.

This created a legal structure within which the inhabitants of lands outside of the original states could operate, outlined the steps to form territorial governments and the. The northwest ordinance by jane runyon the united states is situated on the north american continent. Northwest ordinance auction lesson plan by that history guy tpt. The northwest ordinance formally an ordinance for the government of the territory of the united states, northwest of the river ohio, and also known as the ordinance of 1787 enacted july, 1787, was an organic act of the congress of the confederation of the united states. The northwest ordinance officially the ordinance of 1787 was enacted by the congress of the confederation of the states on july, 1787. The northwest and the ordinances, 17831858 the history of the. Northwest ordinance fillintheblanketyblank proprofs quiz. Northwest ordinance excerpts congress passed the northwest ordinance in 1787 in order to establish a political structure for the northwest territory. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. See more ideas about northwest ordinance, social studies and 5th grade social studies. Northwest ordinance northwest territories us history american history british north america ohio map map activities learning targets the buckeye state this minibundle is built around the following learning target. The northwest ordinance, adopted july, 1787, by the confederation congress, chartered a government for the northwest territory, provided a method for admitting new states to the union from the territory, and listed a bill of rights guaranteed in the territory. The passage to the northwest ordinance history essay. Once a territory became a state, they did not have all of the same rights and powers as the original colonies.

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