The NOrthwest Territory was created after the Revolutionary War . The British didn't allow the Colonists past the Appalachian Mountains. This area was Northwest of the Ohio River.
Suffrage is when people are wanting voting rights. Here we have people protesting for equal voting rights. Black people and women were not allowed to vote so as you can see they are trying to change that. These men to the right are very supportive so even people with out land can vote.
Made in 1777, the first document created for the central government. There were no presidents or court system. This piece of writing was replaced by the Constitution in 1789.