It marked the beginning of a lasting peace, which opened the "old northwest" to the white settler.
For a long time Southerners determined the course of history in the old northwest.
Nearly ten thousand miles had been built in the old northwest alone in the ten preceding years.
Although not politically a part of the old northwest, in history she is closely related to that region.
She thus has a smaller percentage of native population than any other of the States formed from the old northwest.
The occupation of the Western prairies was determined by forces similar to those which settled the old northwest.
Cotton culture and the negro make a clear line of division between the old northwest and the South.
Certain it is that the leaders of the silver movement came from the native element furnished by the old northwest.
The capture of Vincennes was the first chapter in the conquest of the old northwest.
Territory in northern Canada made up of several administrative districts, which include all the areas to the north of sixty degrees latitude between Hudson Bay and the Yukon and all the islands in Hudson Bay. Very sparsely populated, these territories make up more than one-third of Canada's total area.
Note: In 1998, Canada carved a homeland for the Inuit people, known as Nunavut (“Our Land”), from the Northwest Territories.