Ch 9 Sec 2 1. Securing the Northwest Territory A. Between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River there were Problems 1. Spain claimed the land 2. Britain claimed the land 3. USA claimed the land 4. Problems with the natives (which Britain supported) Ch 9 Sec 2 1. Securing the Northwest Territory B. Spain had Florida, New Orleans and much land west of the Mississippi. 1. Spain controlled the Port of New Orleans and would not let Americans sail freely out of the port 2. Battle of Fallen Timbers A. Washington sent troops to Ohio Valley to protect land from the natives B. America lost 2 big battles C. America won big at Battle of Fallen Timbers 2. Battle of Fallen Timbers 1. Treaty of Greenville-Natives lost most of Ohio Valley land 3. Whiskey Rebellion A. Hamilton had taxed whiskey B. Farmers were MAD! C. Farmers rebelled 3. Whiskey Rebellion D. Washington called in militia E. Uprising was put down 1. Message: Government has power and will enforce laws!!!!!