The Rush-Bagot Agreement By Skylar salvo

The Rush-Bagot Agreement was signed in the spring of 1817 at 2425 L Street NW, Washington, D.C.
The Rush-Bagot Agreement was signed between the United States and Great Britain to keep naval and fishing rights on the the Great Lakes.
The Rush-Bagot Agreement limited naval power and defined the US-British Canada border
This agreement resolved most of US and Great Britain issues. It is also still enforced to this day and is the basis of peaceful border relations between US and Canada. This border is the world’s longest east-west border of 5,527 miles.
Each vessel is restricted to 100 tons and 18 pound cannons for both the US and Canada.


Created with images by k_hargrav - "Rush-Bagot Memorial, Washington DC" • jarmoluk - "document agreement documents" • Lekies - "fishing at sunset fischer twilight" • tpsdave - "uss america aircraft carrier ship" • AlexanderPaukner - "peace symbol peace sign" • Vince Alongi - "Old cannon"

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