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In the second article of the Treaty the parties agreed on all of the boundaries of the United States, including but not limited to the boundary with British North America to the north. The agreed boundary included the line from the northwest angle of Nova Scotia to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut River, and proceeded down along the middle of the river to the 45th parallel of north latitude.
That parallel had been established in the s as the boundary between the provinces of Quebec and New York including what later became the state of Vermont. It was surveyed and marked by John Collins and Thomas Valentine from to Northwest of Lake Superiorthe boundary followed rivers to the Lake of the Woods.
From the Lake of the Woods, the boundary was agreed to go straight west until it met the Mississippi River. Jay Treaty [ edit ] The Jay Treaty of effective created the International Boundary Commission, which was charged with surveying and mapping the boundary. It also provided for removal of British military and administration from Detroit and other frontier outposts on the U.
It was superseded by the Treaty of Ghent effective concluding the War ofwhich included pre-war boundaries. Rush—Bagot Treaty [ edit ] The Rush—Bagot Treaty of provided a plan for demilitarizing the two combatant sides in the War of and also laid out preliminary principles for drawing a border between British North America later Canada and the United States.
London Convention [ edit ] The 49th parallel north forms a border between the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, AlbertaSaskatchewanand Manitoba to the northand the U. Westward expansion of both British North America and the United States saw the boundary extended west along the 49th parallel from the Northwest Angle at Lake of the Woods to the Rocky Mountains under the Treaty of The treaty also extinguished U.
The treaty resolved the dispute known as the Aroostook War over the boundary between Maine on the one hand, and New Brunswick and the Province of Canada on the other.
The part of the 45th parallel that separates Quebec from the U. After a significant portion of the construction was completed, measurements revealed that at that point, the actual 45th parallel was three-quarters of a mile 1.
This created a dilemma for the United States that was not resolved until a provision of the treaty left the border on the meandering line as surveyed. Oregon Treaty An boundary dispute during U. The dispute was resolved in the Oregon Treaty ofwhich established the 49th parallel as the boundary through the Rockies.
Archibald Campbell led the way for the United States. Donald Cameron headed the British team.
This survey focused on the border from the Lake of the Woods to the summit of the Rocky Mountains. Lawrence River and Great Lakes, in accordance with modern surveying techniques, and thus accomplished several changes to the border.
The reverse side has the same wording in French. This " border vista " extends for 3 metres 9. The Commission is headed by two commissioners, one of whom is Canadian, the other American.
It is illegal to cross the border outside border controls. Everyone crossing the border must be checked. Customs and Border Protection personnel to prevent illegal migration and drug trafficking.
Parts of the International Boundary cross through mountainous terrain or heavily forested areas, but significant portions also cross remote prairie farmland and the Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence Riverin addition to the maritime components of the boundary at the AtlanticPacificand Arctic oceans.
The border also runs through the middle of the Akwesasne Nation and even divides some buildings found in communities in Vermont and Quebec. Both nations are also actively involved in detailed and extensive tactical and strategic intelligence sharing.[home] ACTION!
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