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|Not easy to travel road, too narrow for carts or wagons, but it became the main road to Kentucky (Daniel Boone helped build the road)
|The people choose representatives to govern them.
|Articles of Confederation
|The national government had few powers because many Americans were afraid that a strong government would lad to tyranny or oppressive rule. (Final plan)
|Land Ordinance of 1785
|Surveyors to stake out six mile square plots, called townships, in the western lands.
|This territory included land that formed the states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin and part of Minnesota.
|Described how the Northwest territory was to be governed, as it grew in population, it would gain rights to the self-government.
|An uprising of debt ridden Massachusetts farmers in 1787.