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For the most part they bought the territories. This allows the US to expand to other parts of the world.

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One way is after the war, American pioneers purchased land from the Native Americans.

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Q: How did the US gain northwest territories?
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How was this Northwest Territories obtained?

The Northwest Territories were obtained by the Treaty that the US signed in Paris.


What 2 territories do not border on the US?

Northwest Territories and Nunavut


What 2 territories do not border the US?

Northwest Territories and Nunavut


How did the US obtain the Northwest Territory?

Northwest Territories is in Canada


How did the ratification of the us constitution affect the northwest territories?

It made it that the US government had direct control over territories.


Which state was the last one to gain statehood in the Old Northwest?

Wisconsin was the last state to gain statehood in the old northwest territories. Wisconsin gained statehood on May 29, 1848.


Who had claim to Northwest Territories before the us did?

Quebec (I think)


How did the US set up the northwest territory?

Ceded territories


Which two Canadian territories do not border the US?

Nunavut and the Northwest Territories don't border the US. Yukon borders the state of Alaska.


What terrorites did the us gain as result of the war?

the territories that the us gain as a result of the war is freedom


When was Northwest Territories created?

Northwest Territories was created in 1870.


What is the population of Northwest Territories Canada?

The 2006 population of Northwest Territories was 41,464. The 2011 population of Northwest Territories was 41,462.