Articles of confederation

This was an incredibly smart way to earn money; because they were not allowed by the Articles of Confederation to tax the people. In the 1787 North West Ordinance, they needed to figure out an orderly way for these sold territories to become a state. So, they made several rules. In these territories, a group of 5,000 landowning males would make the laws. When there were at least 60,000 people in the territory, then that territory could apply for statehood. Also in these territories north of the Ohio River, slavery was outlawed. These two l


 
 
 
 
 
 



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