Webster-Ashburton Treaty

Webster-Ashburton Treaty

[web-ster-ash-bur-tn]
noun
U.S. History. an agreement between the U.S. and England (1842) defining the boundary between British and American territory from Maine to present-day Minnesota.

Origin:
named after D. Webster and A. Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton, who negotiated it

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