Fifty-four-forty or Fight


Fifty-four-forty or Fight
/fif"tee fawr'fawr"tee, -fohr'-/, U.S. Hist.
a slogan popular in 1846, esp. among Democrats, who asserted U.S. ownership of the entire Oregon country, including the part that Great Britain claimed between 49° and 54° 40prime; N latitude.

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