European settlers also grew tobacco, which many people at that time had medicinal qualities. This would also divide the population requirement of 60,000 and delay statehood.
This act called for the admittance of Ohio as soon as possible as a state within the United States of America.
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The Federalist Party believed that they could remain in control of government in the Northwest Territory and Ohio if new states remained relatively small. The Rest of the Story The Native Americans who lived in Ohio grew corn eight- and ten-row , beans kidney, navy, and pinto , squash, pumpkins, turnips, cabbage, parsnips, sweet potatoes, leeks, and melons.
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The expansion of the Ohio Territory brought with it more and more people, making direct connection with the East Coast desirable. Act of Congress.
And be it further enacted, That the following propositions be, and the same are hereby, offered to the convention of the eastern State of the said territory, when formed, for their free acceptance or rejection, which, if accepted by the convention, shall be obligatory upon the United States: The eastern boundary was at the Pennsylvania state line and the southern border was at the Ohio River.
To become a state, a territory had to have sixty thousand people living within its borders. However, the House committee decided that the population already had or probably would soon exceed sixty thousand. The new capital of the eastern half was Chillicothe. Committees were appointed and debating the issues began.
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