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Primary documents, articles, lesson plans, activities and other information is available through INFOhio resouces. We used the topics of the Northwest Ordinance and the U.S. Constitution to demonstrate some of the INFOhio resources and quality websites that educators would find useful. For INFOhio resources, you may need a user name and password. You can request it through our automated system at http://www.infohio.org/getpassword.
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Constitution of the United States

Constitution of the United States | Social Studies Connections with INFOhio | Scoop.it
Looking for resources for Constitution Day in September or need some information for your students, then here are INFOhio resources and other web links. INFOhio links require a user name and password.
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This collection of articles and videos about the U.S. Constitution  can be found on INFOhio's Pinterest boards. They are a good source for students to learn more about this important document.    You may need  a Pinterest user name and password to access the information.

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`The Best System We Could Get.'

`The Best System We Could Get.' | Social Studies Connections with INFOhio | Scoop.it
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Lexile 1249  "Provides information on the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, a document which has set the tone for the country's westward expansion into the nineteenth century and is believed to be the greatest accomplishment of the United States government. Provisions of the ordinance; Three stages of the ordinance; How the ordinance served the country;"  Use Explora from INFOhio  to access this article.   You may need user name and password to log in.

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Northwest Ordinance - Ohio History Central

Northwest Ordinance - Ohio History Central | Social Studies Connections with INFOhio | Scoop.it
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Summary and background on the Northwest Ordinance

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INFOhio's World Book Timelines - YouTube

This INFOhio tutorial will take you through World Book Timelines, show you how to use this amazing resource and give suggested ideas of how you can incorpora...
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Join INFOhio iLibrarian Brandi Young in a screencast on using World Book Timelines.     A great resource for the social studies curriculum.

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The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union

The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union | Social Studies Connections with INFOhio | Scoop.it
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"Discusses the American Continental Congress' adoption of the Articles of Confederation in the 18th century.  Arguments about the Articles of Confederation drafted by John Dickinson's Committee; Solution of the Articles of Confederation which led to the Northwest Ordinance of 1787; Ways in which the language of the Articles foreshadows the language of the Constitution drafted by the Convention of 1787."

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Prelude to the Bill of Rights

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Lexile 1200.  Designed for middle school use, this article provides information on the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, its provisions, and its importance as a prelude to the Bill of Rights

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Our Documents - Northwest Ordinance (1787)

Our Documents - Northwest Ordinance (1787) | Social Studies Connections with INFOhio | Scoop.it
OurDocuments.gov. Featuring 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents, lesson plans, teacher and student competitions, and educational resources.
INFOhio Curriculum Toolbox's insight:

Download a copy of the Northwest Ordinance, The Bill of Rights or other relevent U.S. documents.   The site includes background information, PDF download of the actual documents and even tools for educators.

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Download a copy of the Northwest Ordinance, The Bill of Rights or other relevent U.S. documents.   The site includes background information, PDF download of the actual documents and even tools for educators.

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ERIC - Teaching about the U.S. Constitution and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 in Secondary Schools., 1987-Jan

ERIC - Teaching about the U.S. Constitution and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 in Secondary Schools., 1987-Jan | Social Studies Connections with INFOhio | Scoop.it
|The U.S. Constitution and the Northwest Ordinance are foundations of U.S. civic culture. Since they are among the most important legacies U.S.
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"The downloadable text is a guide for secondary eduators on teaching about the Northwest Ordinance and its impact on the history of the midwest.:

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ISearch

ISearch | Social Studies Connections with INFOhio | Scoop.it
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Find reliable information for your research projects with just one search. Use the tabs to find encyclopedia, newspaper, magazine, and journal articles, primary source documents, videos, and ebooks at your reading level.  Click the Primary Source Documents filter to find primary source documents that you can view online.

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World Book Timelines

World Book Timelines | Social Studies Connections with INFOhio | Scoop.it

Search World Book timelines or create your own

 

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Build and share timelines.  Use your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.   Go tohttp://www.infohio.org/students/er/item/world-book-timelines ; You may need a user name and password to log ing

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American History USA

American History USA | Social Studies Connections with INFOhio | Scoop.it
The Northwest Ordinance defined the Midwest region, both physically and legally. It's protection of the individual foreshadowed the Bill of Rights.
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Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO)

Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO) | Social Studies Connections with INFOhio | Scoop.it
INFOhio - Ohio's PreK-12 Digital Library
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Looking for information about the founding fathers - writers of the Constitution - author for the Northwest Ordinance???  Try Biography Reference Bank from INFOhio.  You may need user name and password to log in.

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World Book Advanced

World Book Advanced | Social Studies Connections with INFOhio | Scoop.it
INFOhio - Ohio's PreK-12 Digital Library
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World Book is a good place to start any research project  by reading articles,  primary documents, and other resouces about a topic.  World Book includes articles about the Northwest Ordinance, the Constitutition, Bill of Rights, and even the individuals who helped create the documents.   You may need a user name and password to log in.

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Who Wrote the Northwest Ordinance of 1787?

Who Wrote the Northwest Ordinance of 1787? | Social Studies Connections with INFOhio | Scoop.it
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Nathan Dane, was the chief author of the United States' Northwest Ordinance of 1787.  In this brief article from Cobblestone, readers learn more about the man.   From INFOhio, Explora.  You may need a user name and password to log in.

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Northwest Ordinance

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This activity includes information about the Northwest Ordinance, questions for students to answer and a graphic illustration.

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Northwest Ordinance

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The Northwest Ordinance was adopted by the Confederation Congress on July 13, 1787.  It established the Northwest Territory and included many provisions about any new states, civil liberaties and slavery.

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