The Washington Territory was a historic organized territory of the United States that was formed in February 8, 1853 from the portion of the Oregon Territory north of the lower Columbia River and north of the 46th parallel east of the Columbia. Territories of the United States are one type of political division of the United States, administered by the U The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 421 - Constantius III becomes co- Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Year 1853 ( MDCCCLIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common The Oregon Territory is the name applied both to the unorganized Oregon Country claimed by both the United States and Britain (but normally referred to The Columbia River (known as A first draft of the bill named the area "Columbia Territory," but the name honoring George Washington was proposed by Congressman Richard H. Stanton of Kentucky. George Washington (February 22 1732 December 14 1799 served as the first President of the United States of America (1789&ndash1797 and led the The United States House of Representatives is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. Richard Henry Stanton ( September 9, 1812 &ndash March 20, 1891) was a nineteenth century politician lawyer editor and judge from The Commonwealth of Kentucky ( is a state located in the East Central United States of America.
The territorial capital was Olympia, and the territory's first governor was Isaac Stevens. Olympia is the Capital of Washington and is the County seat of Thurston County. Isaac Ingalls Stevens ( March 25, 1818 &ndash September 1, 1862) was the first Governor of Washington Territory, a
The original boundaries of the territory included all of the present day State of Washington, as well as northern Idaho and Montana west of the continental divide. Washington ( is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. The State of Idaho ( is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States of America. Montana ( is a state in the Western United States. One-third of the state in the western part contains numerous mountain ranges (approximately 77 named of the northern A continental divide is a line of elevated Terrain which forms a border between two watersheds such that Water falling on one side of the line eventually Upon the admission of the State of Oregon to the union in 1859, the eastern portions of the Oregon Territory, including southern Idaho, portions of Wyoming west of the continental divide (then Nebraska Territory), and a small portion of present-day Ravalli County, Montana were annexed to the Washington Territory. Oregon ( is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. The State of Wyoming ( is a sparsely populated state in the western region of the United States. A continental divide is a line of elevated Terrain which forms a border between two watersheds such that Water falling on one side of the line eventually The Territory of Nebraska was a historic Organized territory of the United States from May 30, 1854 until March 1, 1867 Ravalli County is located in the southwestern part of the US state of Montana.
In 1863, the area of Washington Territory east of the Snake River and the 117th meridian was reorganized as part of the newly created Idaho Territory, leaving the territory within the current boundaries of the State of Washington, which was admitted to the Union on November 11, 1889 as the 42nd U.S. state. The Snake River is a major Tributary of the Columbia River in the U Idaho Territory was an Organized territory of the United States which existed from 1863 to 1890 Events 308 - The Congress of Carnuntum: Attempting to keep peace within the Roman Empire, the leaders of the Tetrarchy declare Year 1889 ( MDCCCLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government