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" An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory. "
The Abridgment ... Containing the Annual Message of the President of the ... - Page 296
by United States. President - 1866
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Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson

Paul Finkelman - History
...contracted to serve someone for a term of years. As such, they were not in "involuntary servitude." 26. "An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory," Act of May 20, 1 785, in Ford, Journals of the Continental Congress, 28:375— 381,378. 27. Onuf, "From...
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Landmark Congressional Laws on Education

David Carleton - Law - 2002 - 227 pages
...meaningful, and lasting impacts on the course of American public education. 1. The Land Ordinance of 1785 An Ordinance for Ascertaining the Mode of Disposing of Lands in the Western Territory9 Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that the territory ceded by individual...
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Representing Place: Landscape Painting and Maps

Edward S. Casey - Art - 2002 - 366 pages
...recommended the adoption of such a sysrem, which was passed by Congress on May 20, 1785, under the tirle "An Ordinance for Ascertaining the Mode of Disposing of Lands in the Wesrern Territory." The disposal itself consisred in the division of these lands into six-mile-square...
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American Minute

William J. Federer - History - 2003 - 416 pages
...wwwamerisearch net. l-888-USA-WORD 200l) Report ofthe committee including Hugh Williamson. Apr l 4. l 785- An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western territory. There shall be reserved the Central section of every township for the maintenance of public schools...
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The History of Ohio Law

...Eugene Roseboom and Francis Weisenburger, A History of Ohio (New York: Prentice-Hall, 1934), 87-95. 7. An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory (Land Ordinance of 1785), ch. 32, i Stat. 563 (1785). A full treatment of the background and importance...
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Congressional Preemption: Regulatory Federalism

Joseph F. Zimmerman - Political Science - 2012 - 302 pages
...S.Ct. 612 at 651 (1976), and First National Bank v. Bellotti, 435 US 765, 98 S.Ct. 1407 (1978). 41. "An Ordinance for Ascertaining the Mode of Disposing of Lands in the Western Territory," Journals of the American Congress, from 1774 to 1788 (Washington, DC: 1823), pp. 395-400. See p. 398...
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The Geographic Revolution in Early America: Maps, Literacy, and National ...

Martin Brückner - History - 2006 - 276 pages
...Whitman, Melville, and the Promise of American Transparency," Representations, no. 24 (Fall 1988), 62; An Ordinance for Ascertaining the Mode of Disposing of Lands in the Western Territory [Philadelphia, 1785], sect. 4. The rectilinear appearance of the western American landscape did not...
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Liars for Jesus: The Religious Right's Alternate Version of ..., Volume 1

Chris Rodda - History - 2006 - 507 pages
...Bibles, 1-10; land reserved for Christian Indians, 129, 132-133, 143; Northwest Ordinance, 31, 33-37; Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory (1785), 38, 58-59, 129, 132-133, 143; motion to grant land for religious purposes, 38; resolution endorsing...
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The American Midwest: An Interpretive Encyclopedia

Andrew R. L. Cayton, Richard Sisson, Chris Zacher - Social Science - 2006 - 1916 pages
...a checkerboard of straight lines on the North American landscape west and north of the Ohio River. An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory. BE it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that the territory ceded by individual States...
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Campsite: Architectures of Duration and Place

Charlie Hailey - Science - 2008 - 360 pages
...Slab City by the "slabbers" in their trailers and RVs. 30. The full title of the land ordinance is "An Ordinance for Ascertaining the Mode of Disposing of Lands in the Western Territory." Passed by Congress on May 20, 1785, the complete entry for this allotment of land for educational purposes...
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