Why was the Northwest Ordinance significant? (8.6A)
Guidelines for the admission of new states
It is Ordered, sentenced and decreed, that there shall be yearly two general Assemblies or Courts, the one on the second Thursday in April, the other the second Thursday in September, following; the first shall be called the Court of Election, wherein shall be yearly Chosen from time to time so many Magistrates and other public Officers as shall be found requisite: Whereof one to be chosen Governor for the year ensuing and until another be chosen, and no other Magistrate to be chosen for more than one year; provided always there be six chosen besides the Governor.
How did this document provide an important step in the growth of representative government in the English colonies? (8.3B, 8,29A)
It gave all residents in Massachusetts the right to vote.
It established rules for the election of public officials in Connecticut.
It expressed the importance of self-government to Plymouth Colony.
It recognized the right of Virginians to bear arms.
List these events from the American Revolutionary War in chronological order? (8.4C, 8.29B)
Battle of Saratoga-2nd
Battle of Yorktown-4th
Battles of Lexington and Concord-1st
Winter at Valley Forge-3rd
Which event in American history is illustrated by these headlines? (8.6A, 8.29C)