The Northwest Ordinance (16 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

The Ordinance establishes a system of government for the region and prohibits slavery from the territory.

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 10 December 2016.]