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What area of the US bounded by the Ohio and Mississippi rivers and the Great Lakes region was given to the United States by the Treaty of Paris in 1783?

What area of the US bounded by the Ohio and Mississippi rivers and the Great Lakes region was given to the United States by the Treaty of Paris in 1783?

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Northwest Territory A region of the United States bounded by the Ohio and Mississippi rivers and the Great Lakes. The region was given to the United States by the Treaty of Paris in 1783

Which piece of land was bounded by the Ohio and Mississippi River?

Settlement of America’s western lands began with the Northwest Ordinance of 1787. Northwest Territory, U.S. territory created by Congress in 1787 encompassing the region lying west of Pennsylvania, north of the Ohio River, east of the Mississippi River, and south of the Great Lakes.

Did the Constitution have a strong central government?

The Articles of Confederation had tried to unite these self-governing states. The Constitution, by contrast, established a strong central, or federal, government with broad powers to regulate relations between the states and with sole responsibility in such areas as foreign affairs and defense.

What is protected by the Sixth Amendment?

The Sixth Amendment guarantees the rights of criminal defendants, including the right to a public trial without unnecessary delay, the right to a lawyer, the right to an impartial jury, and the right to know who your accusers are and the nature of the charges and evidence against you.

What happens at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers?

Flooding of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers presents a continual danger to the city; this danger is lessened by the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway that begins directly to the south of the river confluence. During major flood events, the floodway lessens flood stages upstream (such as at Cairo) and adjacent to the floodway.

What happens to the Mississippi River in Cairo IL?

During major flood events, the floodway lessens flood stages upstream (such as at Cairo) and adjacent to the floodway. Part of the extensive levee system associated with flood control of the Mississippi River is visible in the image.

Where can I find the Chapter 8 flashcards?

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