Ohio and the Old Northwest Territory
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The first wave of newcomers mostly came from Kentucky, Tennessee, and the upland regions of Virginia and the Carolinas. Most came for the promise of cheap land and because they had been driven from poor land in search of rich soil. Migrants from the South settled mostly in the southern parts of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois.
The Old Northwest allowed southern non-slave-owners to be free from their low social standings, and to create a democratic community free of rich planters and African-Americans alike. Yankees from the Northeast dominated settlement in the s, mostly inhabiting the northern parts of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. Unlike southern Butternuts, they wanted to recreate the world they had left behind.
Yankees were seen as inhospitable, greedy, and excessively ambitious. Southerners were seen as uncivilized with no interest in education, self- improvement, or agricultural innovation.
Southerners especially opposed the school system the Yankees wanted to create. Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. Economic History. June 29, Retrieved June 29, from Encyclopedia. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
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