Why The Two Land Ordinances Passed By Congress Under The Articles Of Confederation?

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Please answer the questions. You may use your book and your notes to help you, but that is all. This is not an internet quiz! This is NOT a group assignment, it is individual. It is worth 35 points (each question is worth 5 points). This Quest is due on Tuesday, October 6 (Red Day) or Wednesday October 7th (White Day) with a hard copy due in class. The assignment MUST BE turned in online through Blackboard before entering class on the due date.

1. Please explain and describe the two Land Ordinances passed by Congress under the Articles of Confederation. Please include in your explanation their significance.

The two Land Ordinances passed by Congress under the Articles of Confederation were the Land Ordinance of 1785 and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787. In the Land Ordinance of 1785, it helped to settle the new territories to the North by allowing many citizens to buy the land at cheap prices. The Land Ordinance of 1785 was significant because it was used to help lower the national debt. It also helped set up many public schools in the North which continued and set a precedent for public American education that is seen today. The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 made it so that new states could be added to the Union and dealt with issues …show more content…

Being charted for 20 years, it started in Philadelphia with a capital of ten million dollars. I think Hamilton’s plan of a national bank was successful because it helped to stimulate the nation’s economy like it was planned to. It also gave the new nation a good foundation financially. It also was successful because it created a new united currency that was the same throughout the whole Union. When the stock was put up for sale publicly, it was sold out in less than two hours, which also expresses the successfulness of Hamilton’s idea of a national bank even though many people like Thomas Jefferson thought it was

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