The Northwest Ordinance

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Historical Context Note

The Ordinance establishes a system of government for the region and prohibits slavery from the territory.
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Citation:
Editors. "The Northwest Ordinance". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10825, accessed 22 July 2014.]