How did 1842's Webster-Ashburton Treaty shape Minnesota?

On Aug. 9, 1842, Britain and the U.S. signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty. How did this event affect Minnesota's borders? A) It avoided dividing the state into"North" and "South" Minnesota. B) It allowed Iowa to exist as a separate state. C) It set the boundary between Canada and the U.S., forming the"Northwest Angle." For the answer, click on the headline above...
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C) The Webster-Ashburton Treaty set the boundary between Canada and the U.S., forming Minnesota's "Northwest Angle." The boundary had been in dispute since the end of the American Revolution. It's also the only place in the U.S. outside Alaska that is north of the 49th parallel.

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