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August 14, 1848

Oregon Territory created

The Oregon Territory was created on August 14, 1848. Signed into law by President James Polk, it included what is known today as Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and parts of Montana and Wyoming.

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/aug14.html

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