Northwest Ordinance

Professor Carlton Basmajian talked about the Northwest Ordinance, which was an act of Congress in 1787 to organize and govern the newly… read more

Professor Carlton Basmajian talked about the Northwest Ordinance, which was an act of Congress in 1787 to organize and govern the newly acquired territory from the Ohio River to the Mississippi. He described the 18th century national planning effort which divided this territory into a grid pattern and proposed a transportation network of roads and canals. He argued that this process of development was also applied to the Louisiana Purchase. close

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Northwest Ordinance

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Program ID:
327998-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Ames, Iowa, United States
First Aired:
Nov 14, 2015 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 2016 | 5:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Nov 14, 2015 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 14, 2015 | 11:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 22, 2015 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 23, 2015 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2016 | 5:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2016 | 3:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2016 | 5:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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