is a document that sets out the laws and principles of a government
alliance of independent states
laws, concerning the Northwest Territories
a period of when business activity slows, prices and wages fall, and unemployment rises
How were the new state governments similar to the old colonial governments and how were they different?
Each had an executive; most had a two-house legislature. They were different because they were new states were self-governing, had constitutions/bills of rights, and allowed more people to vote.
Describe three problems the nation faced under the Articles of Confederation?
A weak national government; no executive to carry out laws; a Congress with little power.
How did the Northwest Ordinance affect the future growth of the United States?
It provided for new states to be admitted on an equal footing with the 13 original states.