|Territory of Missouri|
|Organized incorporated territory of the United States|
A map of the Territory of Missouri in 1812
|• Type||Organized incorporated territory|
• Renaming of Louisiana Territory
|June 4 1812|
• Territory of Arkansas created
|March 2 1819|
• Missouri statehood
|August 10 1821|
The Territory of Missouri was a territory of the United States from June 4, 1812 to August 10, 1821. In 1819, the Arkansas Territory was created from a portion of its southern area. In 1821, a southeastern part of the territory became part of the Union as the State of Missouri, and the rest became unorganized territory for several years.
References[change | change source]
- "How the City of Jefferson became the State Capital". Archived from the original on 7 February 2005. Retrieved 9 July 2011.