From Ohio History Central
→Exploration to Statehood: 1650-1803
*1787: Congress enacted the [[Northwest Ordinance]], establishing the [[Northwest Territory]], which included modern-day [[Ohio]].
*1788: [[Marietta]], the [[Northwest Territory's]] and Ohio's first permanent white settlement, founded.
*1790-1794: [[Ohio Indian Wars]]
*1802: [[Constitutional Convention]] met at [[Chillicothe]] to draft [[Ohio's first constitution]].
*1802: [[Thomas Worthington]] presented Ohio constitution to Congress for approval.
==Early Statehood: 1803-1846==