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Articles of Confederation Northwest Territory & Land Ordinance of 1785

Articles of Confederation Northwest Territory & Land Ordinance of 1785 • Students will research and analyze the creation of the Articles of Confederation, the problems with the Articles, and how the Northwest Territory was organized using the Land Ordinance of 1785

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Land Ordinance of 1785, rectangular land survey system, orderly system of development for the Northwest Territory, the Articles of Confederation, states held most of the power, establish a basic framework of the national government, strong central government would threaten the rights of the people, states had much greater power than the national (federal) government, passage of legislation for a process admitting new states into the Union, guidelines for the admission of new states into the…

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Land Ordinance of 1785--the COMIC BOOK

This comic book about Ohio history is perfect for 4th grade or 5th grade students interested in the Land Ordinance of 1785. 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 Ordinance of 1785 text.

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The Ordinances of 1785 and 1787

This assignment provides a wonderful introduction to both the Land Ordinance of 1785 and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787.

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7. A visual confirmation today of the Land Ordinance of 1785 with 640 acre divisions and smaller sub-divisions of federal land for sale.

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Northwest Ordinance, Land Ordinance, the Northwest Territory, & the Common Core

The Land Ordinance of 1785 the Northwest Territory: A Common-Core Exploration! Students are engaged with text, maps, and hands-on activities that teach the beginnings of our Westward Expansion!

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The Land Ordinance of 1785 was adopted by the United States Congress of the Confederation on May 20, 1785. It set up a standardized system whereby settlers could purchase title to farmland in the undeveloped west. It eventually covered over three-fourths of the area of the continental United States. Divided by Checks, Townships, and Sections.

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