US Senate resolves to end British joint occupation of Oregon

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Historical Context Note

Under the terms of the Convention of August 1827, a policy of joint occupation of Oregon had been agreed by the USA and Britain. However, the US Senate now resolves to put an end to the arrangement.
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Editors. "US Senate resolves to end British joint occupation of Oregon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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