• One platform declared that the people of a territory had the right to decide if slavery would be legal or illegal.

    VOA: special.2009.07.09

  • A military spokesman told VOA that the army hoped to free all civilians trapped in rebel territory by Sunday.

    VOA: special.2009.05.16

  • Throughout the territory - in the mountains, along the streams and rivers - thousands of people searched for gold.

    VOA: special.2010.04.25

  • Most of the people who wrote the books had no idea at all where the Canadian Yukon Territory was.

    VOA: special.2009.02.04

  • Buchanan told him that slavery in the territory must be decided on the votes of the people of the territory.

    VOA: special.2009.05.21

  • The legislature would have the power to keep the territory open to slavery and,in time,help it become a slave state.

    VOA: special.2009.04.30

  • On the question of slavery in the new territories, Cass believed that the people of the territory should make the decision.

    VOA: special.2009.03.05

  • This law kept slavery out of the northern part of the territory which the United States bought from France.

    VOA: special.2009.05.14

  • Scott was sold in Missouri to an army doctor who took him to Illinois and then went into the Wisconsin territory.

    VOA: special.2009.05.14

  • So they took an extreme step. They formed their own government in opposition to the elected government of the territory.

    VOA: special.2009.05.07

  • However,he said no federal law could make slavery legal in a territory where the people did not want it.

    VOA: special.2009.07.09

  • Their discovery started a rush of people traveling to the American territory of Alaska and across the border to Canada.

    VOA: special.2009.02.11

  • Cass and Douglas supported the idea of letting the people of a territory decide if slavery would be permitted in that territory.

    VOA: special.2009.04.16

  • In the early years of the war, Confederate forces had moved through the valley to strike northern territory.

    VOA: special.2009.12.03

  • The president gave the pro-slavery governor of Kansas control of troops at two army bases in the territory.

    VOA: special.2009.05.07

  • On January twenty-fourth, eighteen forty-eight, a man named James Wilson Marshall discovered gold in the territory of California.

    VOA: special.2010.04.25

  • Buchanan said he expected the Supreme Court to rule soon on the right of the people of a territory to decide this.

    VOA: special.2009.05.14

  • It believed some of the nations involved would use the Boxer Rebellion as a way to gain more control over Chinese territory.

    VOA: special.2010.07.29

  • With their help,Secretary Hay got the others to accept money -- not territory -- as payment for damages.

    VOA: special.2010.07.29

  • Since there were few settlers in Oregon, Britain and the United States agreed to occupy the territory jointly.

    VOA: special.2009.02.19

  • But he believed that the people of a territory had the right to make their own decision to accept or reject slavery.

    VOA: special.2009.05.21

  • The first major battle on Northern territory has just been fought that day a hundred kilometers from Washington.

    VOA: special.2010.05.10

  • But during World War Two, national leaders recognized the importance of the territory to security in the Pacific.

    VOA: special.2009.03.02

  • Douglas MacArthur began his service in the Army by traveling to several Asian countries including Japan,and to the Philippines, then an American territory.

    VOA: special.2009.05.24

  • In Washington, President Pierce announced the appointment of Andrew Reeder to be governor of the Kansas territory.

    VOA: special.2009.04.30

  • Seven of the twelve countries claim Antarctic territory, although the United States does not recognize the claims.

    VOA: special.2009.06.03

  • Alaska's wealth in oil, natural gas,trees,fish and animal skins makes its purchase one of the greatest deals any country ever made for territory.

    VOA: special.2010.02.11

  • Alaska is the biggest of the fifty states by territory but one of the smallest by population.

    VOA: special.2009.03.02

  • He would ask Congress to accept the pro-slavery Kansas constitution and make the territory a slave state.

    VOA: special.2009.05.21

  • Then the chief justice took up the question of the free territory in which Scott had lived.

    VOA: special.2009.05.14

词组短语

northern territory 北领地,北部领地;北部地方

territory development department 拓展署

sales territory 销售地区

yukon territory 育空地区;育空领地(加拿大北部的一个行政区)

indian territory 印第安准州;印第安人保留区

foul territory 界外地区;界外

trust territory 联合国托管地,托管领土

capital territory 首都圈;首都辖区

northwest territory 西北地区(美国的)

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