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Chapter 14, Lesson 1: The Moving Frontier (pp. 340-344)

I. The Appalachian Frontier

II. Early Pioneers

    A. Daniel Boone built the Wilderness Road in 1775.

    B. The Wilderness Road made travel easier to the new frontier.

    C. When settlers arrived, most Indians moved farther west.

III. The Northwest Ordinance
    A. Congress divided the land north of the Ohio River into separate territories.

    B. Each territory could become a state when the white population reached 60,000.

    C. The ordinance guaranteed freedom of religion and outlawed slavery.

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