Before Tennessee: The Southwest Territory, 1790-1796: A Narrative History of the Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio

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The Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio, known since its creation in 1790 as the Southwest Territory, was the second great federal territory. Its predecessor was the Northwest Territory established in 1787. Governed principally under the terms of the Northwest Ordinance, the younger territory was the first to follow the three-step progression to statehood set forth in that instrument. Its ultimate acceptance as a single state in 1796 signaled westward-looking Americans that there was a proven path to ...

Before Tennessee: The Southwest Territory, 1790-1796: A Narrative History of the Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio 1990, Rocky Mount Historical Association

ISBN-13: 9780962769603

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