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  United States territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This extent of territory is all the area belonging to, and under the dominion of, the United States federal government (which includes tracts lying at a distance from the country) for administrative and other purposes.
The United States Department of the Interior is not responsible for local government or for civil administration except in the cases of Indian reservations, through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, as well as those territories administered through the Office of Insular Affairs.
Territories are, at times, organized with a separate legislature under a Territorial governor and officers appointed by the President and approved by the Senate of the United States.
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 ipedia.com: United States territory Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
United States territory is any extent of region under the control of the United States of America federal government, including all waters.
Unincorporated territory is land held by the United States, and to which Congress applies selected parts of the constitution.
The United States was previously an occupying power of Japan and West Germany.
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 Virgin Islands territory, United States - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Virgin Islands territory, United States
The US Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in 1917, and form an ‘unincorporated territory’.
Virgin Islands of the U.S. Virgin Islands of the United States
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 United States Territory Encyclopedia @ FredericksburgArtists.com (Fredericksburg Artists)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
state">U.S. state is not a "state" as viewed by international law, since the U.S. Constitution restricts individual states from conducting foreign relations.
Unorganized territory was generally either unpopulated or set aside for Native Americans and other indigenous peoples in the United States by the U.S. In recent times, unorganized refers to the degree of self-governmental authority exercised by the territory.
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 AllRefer.com - Northwest Territory, United States (Miscellaneous U.S. Geography) - Encyclopedia
Northwest Territory, first possession of the United States, comprising the region known as the Old Northwest, S and W of the Great Lakes, NW of the Ohio River, and E of the Mississippi River, including the present states of Ohio, Ind., Ill., Mich., Wis., and part of Minn.
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