From Ohio History Central
→Exploration to Statehood: 1650-1803
*1786: [[Ohio Company of Associates]] formed in Massachusetts to sell land in what is now southeast Ohio.
*1787: [[Confederation Congress]] appointed [[Arthur St. Clair]] as first governor of the Northwest Territory.
*1787: [[United States Constitution]] drafted.
**1790 - [[Harmar's Defeat]]
**1791 - [[St.
**1794 - [[Battle of Fallen Timbers]]
*1802: [[Ohio Constitutional Convention of 1802 | Constitutional Convention]] met at [[Chillicothe]] to draft [[Ohio Constitution of 1803 | Ohio's first constitution]].
*1802: [[Worthington, Thomas | Thomas Worthington]] presented
Ohio constitution to Congress for approval.
==Early Statehood: 1803-1846==