The Land Ordinance of 1785

Mikayla Kite

Pros of The Land Ordinance of 1785

The Land Ordinance of 1785 was when land east of the Mississippi River was divided among the states. It addressed the issue of the trade routes. It helped raise money to off set the balance of the war. It gave congress the power to control territory that the states had to go through them in order to achieve.
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Pros of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787

It was the territory Northwest of the Ohio River, the government had complete control over the land. It allowed the nation to add new states to Union. It also allowed each state to govern themselves and to make their own government.
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