The American colonists greatly benefited from having allies during the American Revolution. One of America's most prominent allies was France. France sent over supplies, troops, money, and individuals like Marquis De Lafayette to help the colonists. Lafayette played a critical role in America's success, as he helped the colonists to develop battle strategies along with general organization skills. The colonists also received help from Prussian General Baron Von Steuben. Stueben tought the colonists how to use bayonets at the end of their guns and helped to create sanitary conditions in colonial camps.
The Northwest Ordinance was a law adopted by Congress on July 13, 1787. The main goal of the law was to create the Northwest Territory, as the first organized territory in the United States.
It is one of the most important regulations of the First Congress, apart from the Declaration of Independence. Extremely important was the setting of a precedent under which the federal government could expand to the West by accepting new states and not by expanding existing ones. It is the most important piece of legislation passed by Congress on its relationship with America. A ban on slavery was established in the territory, which was composed of today's Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin.
That states cannot limit the voting rights of individuals