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Northwest Ordinance: Landmark 1787 Law Set the Foundation

By: Mike Maharrey     On July 13, 1787, the Confederation Congress passed the Northwest Ordinance, one of the most important and influential acts of the early republic. It established a ...

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Early Americans Would Have Rejected the U.S. Government of Today

By: Jacob Hornberger Even though most Americans are obviously unhappy with the federal government, many of them don’t question the structure of the government itself. Their ire is directed toward ...

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