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21 April, 12:37

This 1785 Act was passed by Congress to raise money through the sale of land in the largely unmapped territory west of the original colonies acquired from Britain after the Revolutionary War.

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  1. 21 April, 13:14
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    Answer: Land Ordinance of 1785

    Explanation: This Act of 1785 was called the Land Ordinance and was adopted as such on May 20, 1785. To make it effective it was necessary to apply a system of surveys, which would make it easier to distribute, resolve and land sales to generate greater income for the nation.
  2. 21 April, 14:16
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    the land ordinance act of 1785
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