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\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
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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.
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