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Land ordinance of 1785
Law that set up townships in the western lands, which became known as the northwest territory.
Land that formed the modern states of Ohio, indiana, Michigan, illinois, wisconsin, and part of Minnesota.
Plan that called for representation in the legislature to be based on states' population or wealth.
Called for a two-house legislature with representation based on population in one house and equal representation in the other house.
Called for counting three-fifths of the slave population for representation and taxation.
A system of government in which power is shared among the federal government and the states.
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