Chapter 9 Glossary
The measurement of a piece of land.
The name of the fort built around the settlement of Marietta;
A document that outlines the basic laws of a state, country, or organization.
The first settlement established in Ohio;
The act of Congress in 1787 providing for the government of the Northwest Territory and setting forth the steps by which its subdivisions might become states;
The region north of the Ohio River, organized by Congress in 1787, comprising present-day Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and the eastern part of Minnesota.
An obligation to behave in a certain way towards others.
An entitlement to something that is given to all citizens.