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  Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In politics, a territory is an area of land under the jurisdiction of a governmental authority.
An occupied territory which is a region that is under the military control of an outside power that has not annexed the region.
The district of the Chatham Islands Council is termed the Chatham Islands Territory, although it is in all legal senses an integral part of New Zealand.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Territory   (412 words)

  
 Northern Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Northern Territory was part of New South Wales from 1825 to 1863 and part of South Australia from 1863 to 1911.
The territory is represented in the Commonwealth parliament by two members in the House of Representatives, currently Warren Snowdon for the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and David Tollner for the Country Liberal Party (CLP), and two members in the Senate, currently Trish Crossin for the ALP and Nigel Scullion for the CLP.
To the north of that lies the Arafura Sea, and to the east lies Arnhem Land, whose regional centre is Maningrida on the Liverpool River delta.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northern_Territory   (1272 words)

  
 territory. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Territorial governments have been similar in form to those of the states, but have been subject to greater authority of the federal government.
A territory may be admitted to the Union as a state after its officers petition Congress for an enabling act, establish a constitution, and meet certain requirements (often regarding population) as set forth by the U.S. Congress.
The affairs of territories were under the Dept. of State until 1873, when their supervision was given to the Dept. of the Interior.
www.bartleby.com /65/te/territor.html   (360 words)

  
 RG 100.000-Records of the Illinois Territory
Throughout the territorial period the duties of the Governor and the Secretary expanded.
The surviving portion of the 1810 territorial census is for Randolph County alone which at the time of the enumeration composed the southern quarter of what now is the state of Illinois.
The 1818 population census of the Illinois Territory was compiled in each county by census commissioners appointed by the territorial Governor to establish the minimum population requirement for achieving statehood.
www.sos.state.il.us /departments/archives/di/100__002.htm   (2179 words)

  
 Ford Territory Q Ford Springwood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Territory is the first locally manufactured vehicle with optional Hill Descent Control (HDC).* It allows a smooth and controlled hill descent in rough terrain without the driver needing to touch the brake pedal.
The Territory is the first Australian manufactured vehicle with a lockable security drawer located under the driver's seat, which is perfect for securing valuables such as a purse or small laptop, as shown.
Territory's theatre style seating means that each row sits higher than the row in front providing better visibility for all passengers.
www.qford.com.au /models/passenger/territory.htm   (1534 words)

  
 Indiana Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Beginning in the Northwest Territory, Article VI was generally interpreted to apply on passage in 1787.
Many petitions were sent to Congress from pro-slavery citizens in the territory asking for relief from Article VI for economic reasons.
It was also requested that the slaves and their children that would be brought into the territory during the proposed suspension should remain slaves after the ten years had passed." Congress did not act favorably on the petition.
www.statelib.lib.in.us /www/ihb/publications/terrslavery.html   (536 words)

  
 CITES BY TOPIC: territory
The term 'territories' has been defined to be political subdivisions of the outlying dominion of the United States, and in this sense the term 'territory' is not a description of a definite area of land but of a political unit governing and being governed as such.
"Territories' or 'territory' as including 'state' or 'states." While the term 'territories of the' United States may, under certain circumstances, include the states of the Union, as used in the federal Constitution and in ordinary acts of congress "territory" does not include a foreign state.
In speaking of the ecclesiastical jurisdictions, Francis Duaren observes, that the ecclesiastics are said not to have territory, nor the power of arrest or removal, and are not unlike the Roman magistrates of whom Gellius says vocationem habebant non prehensionem.
famguardian.org /TaxFreedom/CitesByTopic/territory.htm   (685 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of North American Indians - - Indian Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1819 Arkansas Territory was established; in 1821 Missouri was admitted to the Union; and in 1824 the present western boundary of Arkansas was drawn.
In 1834 he proposed the Western Territory Bill, which would have formally defined Indian Territory as that region bounded on the south by the Red River, on the north by the Platte and Missouri Rivers, on the east by the states of Missouri and Arkansas, and on the west by the international boundary with Mexico.
Oklahoma Territory was defined as incorporating the Unassigned Lands and all reservations, with the exception of those of the Five Civilized Tribes and the small reservations in the extreme northeastern portion of Indian Territory.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/naind/html/na_016600_indianterrit.htm   (1493 words)

  
 Territory Mapper - The Easy-To-Use Sales Territory Mapping Software
Territory Mapper is the only program designed specifically for businesses that need to map and realign their territories.
Territory Mapper is designed expressly for businesses that require an inexpensive, easy-to-use, mapping package for managing, tracking and printing maps of their territories or other geographically defined areas.
Territory Mapper now also allows the import and export of territory definitions allowing users to integrate their work with other application programs or their web sites in the form of image maps, database queries, lead assignment or referral and other lookup functions.
www.territorymapper.com   (1588 words)

  
 Northern Territory Legislative Assembly - NT Parliament
However, from January 1911, the Territory, with its adjacent islands, was transferred to the Commonwealth by the Northern Territory Acceptance Act 1910.
Self-government was conferred on the Northern Territory on 1 July 1978 by the Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978 of the Commonwealth.
The Territory now has 2 Electoral Divisions for which a person may be elected to represent the Northern Territory for the House of Representives of the Commonwealth, Lingiari and Solomon.
www.nt.gov.au /lant/parliament/nt.shtml   (2973 words)

  
 Northern Territory
Northern Territory's first settlement was established at Port Essington in 1824 in an attempt to forestall French colonization.
Northern Territory was part of New South Wales from 1825 to 1863 and of South Australia from 1863 to 1911.
In 1978, full self-goverment was granted to the Territory, and in the 1990s statehood became a prominent political issue.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0835976.html   (471 words)

  
 Legal Definition of Territory
TERRITORY - Apart of a country, separated from the rest, and subject to a particular jurisdiction.
The word is derived from terreo, and is so called because the magistrate within his jurisdiction has the power of inspiring a salutary fear.
The ecclesiastics are said not to have territory, nor the power of arrest or removal, and are not unlike the Roman magistrates.
www.lectlaw.com /def2/t081.htm   (180 words)

  
 Cool Things, Kansas Territory seal, Kansas State Historical Society
Kansas' territorial seal supposedly was engraved by Robert Lovett of Philadelphia from a design developed by Andrew H. Reeder, the first Territorial Governor of Kansas.
The territorial period (1854-1861) is terribly complex in terms of political history.
It was transferred to the Kansas Museum of History in a public ceremony during the 1999 legislative session.
www.kshs.org /cool/coolseal.htm   (477 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Northern Territory
The Northern Territory, formerly Alexander Land, is that part of Australia bounded on the north by the ocean, on the south by South Australia, on the east by Queensland and on the west by Western Australia.
John McDouall Stuart, the pioneer explorer, and his successors declare that large tracts in the interior are suitable for the cultivation of cotton and the breeding of cattle, while the government officials at Port Darwin have grown spices, fibre plants, maize, and ceara rubber with great success.
Somewhat later the mission was confided to the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Issoudun and established in 1906 as the Prefecture Apostolic of the Northern Territory.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11115a.htm   (628 words)

  
 Northern Territory (Australia)
At the hoist is a fl panel 1/3 the width of the flag, bearing 5 white stars in the constellation of the southern cross.
The flag was first raised on the Esplanade in Darwin, the capital city of the Territory, and acknowledged by a 19-gun salute as part of the ceremonies celebrating the grant of self-government on 1 July 1978.
The basic design of a hoist panel bearing the southern cross set a precedent for the design of new Australian flags, being used for the ACT flag adopted in 1993 and in several proposals for new flags for the states.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/au-nt.html   (603 words)

  
 Welcome to Uncharted Territory
Uncharted Territory's Volker Engel and Marc Weigert co-produced.
The miniseries was licensed to SCI FI by Debmar-Mercury and its principals, Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein.
Their expertise will be put to the test on The Triangle, which is expected to utilize an unprecedented number of visual effects shots in its attempt to bring the epic quality of Devlin’s feature work to the small screen.
www.uncharted-territory.com   (772 words)

  
 Massive Infarcts Involving the Territory of the Anterior Choroidal Artery and Cardioembolism -- Levy et al. 26 (4): 609 ...
Conclusions The involvement of the territory of the anterior choroidal
of the posterior cerebral artery territory ipsilateral to the AChA
Decroix JP, Graveleau P, Masson M, Cambier J. Infarction in the territory of the anterior choroidal artery: a clinical and computerized tomographic study of 16 cases.
stroke.ahajournals.org /cgi/content/full/26/4/609   (3304 words)

  
 Lesson Plans - What's Your Territory?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Explain to the class that everyone has personal territory, or space, that he or she is comfortable in.
Ask students to think about what their own territories might be: their desks in their classrooms, their bedrooms at home, their backyards, and any other places where they go regularly and feel comfortable.
The kids' bedrooms are their own territories, as is the school, although their parents are allowed into both of those places.
www.nationalgeographic.com /xpeditions/lessons/13/gk2/territory.html   (1140 words)

  
 British Indian Ocean Territory
The territory was established on 8 November 1965 by the amalgamation of the Aldabra, Farquhar and Desroches islands (formerly part of the Seychelles) and the Chagos Archipelago (formerly from Mauritius.
After the British Indian Ocean Territory had been created, the UK Government gave Mauritius an undertaking to cede the Chagos islands to Mauritius when they were no longer required for defence purposes.
The territory is overseen by a Commissioner and Administrator who are based in London.
www.fotw.net /flags/io.html   (856 words)

  
 The band designed to expand and contract  to meet your financial and spatial needs
Her idea was to have a project that would allow growth and development for all the musicians involved while moving the group along a creative corridor where all styles could be used.
New Territory is a group designed to expand and contract based on client's financial and spatial requirements while providing the highest caliber of musical entertainment for it's customers.
New Territory is a group of individuals dedicated to creating positive music in a multiple genre arena.
www.new-territory.net   (155 words)

  
 Yukon Territory
Yukon Territory: Geography and Climate - Geography and Climate The triangle-shaped Yukon territory is bordered on the N by the Beaufort Sea...
Yukon Territory: History and Government - History and Government The territory's history began with the explorations in the 1840s of Robert...
Yukon Territory: Economy - Economy The Yukon's leading industry by far is mining; lead, zinc, silver, gold, and copper are the...
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0853194.html   (127 words)

  
 Language Log: Territory of Information
This set of ideas is new to me. Kantol attributes it to "Toshio Akio", but the author of this book on the subject is "Akio Kamio".
According to the John Benjamins site for the book, Kamio's theory "attempts to demonstrate the key function of the concept of territory in the informational structure and syntax of natural language.
Various combinations yield various grammatical patterns.." Kantol explains that Kamio "uses quantitative analysis to predict" outcomes, and "presents several linguistic problems that seem to be unrelated to the ToI theory, but in fact can (according to him) be solved using it.
itre.cis.upenn.edu /~myl/languagelog/archives/001228.html   (563 words)

  
 HISTORY OF OKLAHOMA TERRITORY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lewis and Clarke visited the Territory in one of their early exploring expeditions, and the prairies and valleys of the Territory were the hunting grounds of the early tribes of Indians, from the earliest time of which there is record of the movements of the aboriginal Americans.
In June, 1890, the territorial government came into existence, and by the same act of Congress the strip of country known as "No Man's Land," embracing, 3,681,000 acres, was added as Beaver county.
In September of same year the 1,282,434 acres embraced in the Sauk and Fox, Iowa and Pottawatomie Reservations, in the eastern part of the Territory, were opened to settlement, and the following spring came the 4,397,771 acres of Cheyenne and Arapaho land.
www.keytech.com /~frizzell/advocteokterhist.html   (399 words)

  
 Northwest Territory Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The United States Congress created a temporary district in the 'Territory North West of the Ohio' by the Ordinance of 1787.
Provisions were made for boundaries, a bill of rights for the inhabitants, and an evolutionary process by which the territory would become a state.
Collection of miscellaneous manuscripts relating to the government, defense, and settlement of the Northwest Territory.
www.clements.umich.edu /Webguides/Arlenes/NP/NWTerr.html   (122 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Territory: Music: Alvin Youngblood Hart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Territory is an excursion into Alvin Youngblood Hart's adventure with music.
Territory is indeed an adventure covering many different song styles and influences from rock to country to folk to blues to psychedelic.
Territory is a mixture of original songs, Tallacatcha, Ouachita Run, Sallie Queen of the Pines, Countrycide, Just About to Go, Underway at Seven, Traditional Blues songs, Mama Don't Allow, John Hardy and Skip James' Illinois Blues, and psychedelic, Captain Beefheart's Ice Rose.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000007S88?v=glance   (1238 words)

  
 3D Gamers :: Game Listing :: Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Info
The only way to complete the objectives that lead to victory is by cooperation, with each player covering their teammates and using their class special abilities in concert with the others.
While, the Engineer allows the Axis and Allied teams to lay and diffuse mines as well as build battlefield bridges, towers, forward command bases and other improvements in the midst of combat to gain advantages for their team.
Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory further online players the option to slug it out in the intense Team Last-Man-Standing game mode, where squad-mates cooperate to ensure their team has the last surviving man on the battlefield.
www.3dgamers.com /games/wolfensteinet   (237 words)

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