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49th Parallel

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"49th Parallel" is the third film made by the British writer-director team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. It was released in the United States as The Invaders. Despite the title, no scene in the movie is set at the 49th parallel, which forms much of the US-Canadian border. The only border scene is at Niagara Falls, which is located farther south.

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Google previewBritain and the Americas (2005)

Culture, Politics, and History : a Multidisciplinary Encyclopedia by Will Kaufman, Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

While a 1783 agreement had excluded the British from the area to the south of the 49th parallel, the US purchase of the Louisiana Territory in 1803 resulted in greater US access to the Northwest Pacific coast and led to a period of joint ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History (2013)

In the Convention of1818, Adams negotiated a boundary line from the Lake of the Woods westward along the 49th parallel to the Rocky Mountains. West of the Rockies, British furtrading interests centered largely in the Columbia River valley.

Google previewBelligerents, Brinkmanship, and the Big Stick: A Historical Encyclopedia of American Diplomatic Concepts (2009)

A Historical Encyclopedia of American Diplomatic Concepts by John M. Dobson

Several times over the next decade, the United States proposed splitting the territory along the 49th Parallel. The same proposal had been included in a failed agreement in 1807, called the Monroe-Pinkney Treaty, and it remained the U.S. ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of United States National Security (2005)

by Richard J. Samuels

Since 1818, the United States and Great Britain jointly occupied the territory but recognized the 49th parallel as the border between Canada and the United States. In 1844, however, proponents of expansion argued that U.S. territory extended ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

The ownership of the country * north of the Columbia River was claimed by both Great Britain and the United States until 1846, when, under the Buchanan- Pakingham G|treaty, Great Britain took all the territory north ftpbf the 49th parallel, and ...

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