Northwest Territory


Northwest Territory
Northwest Territory
region north of the Ohio River, between Pa. & the Mississippi (established 1787): it now forms Ohio, Ind., Ill., Mich., Wis., & part of Minn.

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  • Northwest Territory —   [ nɔːθ west terɪtərɪ], Nordwẹstterritorium, das Gebiet zwischen Pennsylvania, dem Ohio und Mississippi sowie den Großen Seen, das als »Old Northwest« im 18. Jahrhundert aus Handelsgründen zwischen Großbritannien und Frankreich umkämpft war. Es …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Northwest Territory — This article is about the historical U.S. territory. For the Canadian territory, see Northwest Territories. For the Hudson s Bay Company territory, see North Western Territory. For the northwestern corner of the Lower 48, see Northwestern United… …   Wikipedia

  • Northwest Territory — Karte des Nordwest Territoriums Das Nordwest Territorium war ab 1787 ein Hoheitsgebiet der jungen Vereinigten Staaten von ursprünglich etwa 630.000 km² Größe (zum Vergleich: Deutschland hat 357.000 km²), das nördlich des Ohio und westlich der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Northwest Territory — the region north of the Ohio River, organized by Congress in 1787, comprising present day Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and the eastern part of Minnesota. * * * ▪ historical territory, United States  U.S. territory created by… …   Universalium

  • Northwest territory — A name formerly applied to the territory northwest of the Ohio river …   Black's law dictionary

  • Northwest territory — A name formerly applied to the territory northwest of the Ohio river …   Black's law dictionary

  • Northwest Territory — The public domain of the United States following the successful conclusion of the Revolutionary War and the making of a treaty of peace with England, lying west of the state of New York and north of the Ohio River. The domain from which the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Northwest Territory — reg. awarded to the United States by Britain in 1783, extending from the Great Lakes S to the Ohio River and from Pennsylvania W to the Mississippi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Northwest Territory — North′west Ter′ritory n. amh. geg the region north of the Ohio River and east of the Mississippi, organized by Congress in 1787, comprising present day Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and the E part of Minnesota …   From formal English to slang

  • Northwest Territory — the region north of the Ohio River, organized by Congress in 1787, comprising present day Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and the eastern part of Minnesota …   Useful english dictionary