Editors. "The Northwest Ordinance". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10825, accessed 09 October 2015.]
The Ordinance establishes a system of government for the region and prohibits slavery from the territory.
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