The Resource Northwest Ordinance Bicentennial 1987

Northwest Ordinance Bicentennial 1987

Label
Northwest Ordinance Bicentennial 1987
Title
Northwest Ordinance Bicentennial 1987
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Series of articles originally appearing in the Journal-News of Hamilton, OH recounting the trek made from Hamilton, MA in 1787 to what was then the Northwest Territory of the United States and is now Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota
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Blount, Jim
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Ohio Company (1786-1795)
  • Ohio
  • Hamilton (Mass. : Town)
  • Northwest, Old
Label
Northwest Ordinance Bicentennial 1987
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Extensive land west of the Alleghenies, dilemna and opportunity for new nation -- Western land disaprearance delayed ratification of Articles of Confederation -- Rectangular surveys simplified sale of land in the Northwest Territory -- Nathan Dane prime mover in gaining Congressional adoption of Ordinance of 1787 -- Only 18 men were involved in vote deciding fate of Ordinance of 1787 -- Thomas Jefferson's influence evident in Ordinance of 1787 -- Waterways were avenues for settlement and causes of controversy in old Northwest -- United States Constitution drafted in 1787 while Congress formed Northwest Ordinance -- Virginia reserved land for veterans before relinquishing Northwest claims -- Connecticut retained its Ohio lands, known as Western Reserve and Firelands -- Northwest Ordinance attempted to legislate good faith with Indians -- Ordinance of 1787 prohibited slavery in Northwest Territory -- Northwest Ordinance set precedent for compromise in national government -- Ordinance assured self-government and proportionate representation -- Northwest Ordinance set precedent for admitting new states with equal status -- Ordinance of 1787 precursor to Federal Bill of Rights -- Schools and education encouraged in
Control code
127497
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
85 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) 127497
Label
Northwest Ordinance Bicentennial 1987
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Extensive land west of the Alleghenies, dilemna and opportunity for new nation -- Western land disaprearance delayed ratification of Articles of Confederation -- Rectangular surveys simplified sale of land in the Northwest Territory -- Nathan Dane prime mover in gaining Congressional adoption of Ordinance of 1787 -- Only 18 men were involved in vote deciding fate of Ordinance of 1787 -- Thomas Jefferson's influence evident in Ordinance of 1787 -- Waterways were avenues for settlement and causes of controversy in old Northwest -- United States Constitution drafted in 1787 while Congress formed Northwest Ordinance -- Virginia reserved land for veterans before relinquishing Northwest claims -- Connecticut retained its Ohio lands, known as Western Reserve and Firelands -- Northwest Ordinance attempted to legislate good faith with Indians -- Ordinance of 1787 prohibited slavery in Northwest Territory -- Northwest Ordinance set precedent for compromise in national government -- Ordinance assured self-government and proportionate representation -- Northwest Ordinance set precedent for admitting new states with equal status -- Ordinance of 1787 precursor to Federal Bill of Rights -- Schools and education encouraged in
Control code
127497
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
85 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) 127497

Library Locations

    • Hamilton-Wenham Public LibraryBorrow it
      14 Union Street, South Hamilton, MA, 01982, US
      42.6118166 -70.8797517
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