US Senate resolves to end British joint occupation of Oregon (36 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "US Senate resolves to end British joint occupation of Oregon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18096, accessed 08 December 2016.]