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present Nebraska, and much more on the north, was acquired from France by treaty ceding Louisiana in 1803. It became a portion of the Territory of Louisiana in 1805, and a part of the Indian country in 1834. That part west of long. 103° was acquired from Mexico by the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, proclaimed......July 4, 1848 Omaha founded......1854 Congress organizes the Territory of Nebraska between lat. 40° and 49°, and between the Missouri River and Minnesota on the east and Utah Territory on the west......May 30, 1854 Francis Burt, appointed governor, dies soon after reaching the Territory; Thomas B. Cuming acting governor......Oct. 13, 1854 Legislature and delegates to Congress first elected......Dec. 12, 1854 First legislature convenes at Omaha......Jan. 16, 1855 Capitol at Omaha completed......January, 1858 Governor Black issues a proclamation calling out volunteers for the Federal army......M ay 1, 1861 Act to enable the people to form a State govern
Bellevue (Iowa, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-nebraska
a square from the southwestern part of the State, and on the west by Colorado and Wyoming. Area, 76,855 square miles in ninety counties. Population, 1890, 1,058,910; 1900, 1,066,300. Capital, Lincoln. Emanuel Lisa founds a trading-post at Bellevue......1805 American Fur Company founds a fort at Bellevue, 1810, where Col. Peter A. Sarpy locates as their representative......1824 Fort Kearney, on the Platte, established for the protection of the Oregon......1848 Most of the present Bellevue, 1810, where Col. Peter A. Sarpy locates as their representative......1824 Fort Kearney, on the Platte, established for the protection of the Oregon......1848 Most of the present Nebraska, and much more on the north, was acquired from France by treaty ceding Louisiana in 1803. It became a portion of the Territory of Louisiana in 1805, and a part of the Indian country in 1834. That part west of long. 103° was acquired from Mexico by the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, proclaimed......July 4, 1848 Omaha founded......1854 Congress organizes the Territory of Nebraska between lat. 40° and 49°, and between the Missouri River and Minnesota on the east and Utah Territory
Minnesota (Minnesota, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-nebraska
on......1848 Most of the present Nebraska, and much more on the north, was acquired from France by treaty ceding Louisiana in 1803. It became a portion of the Territory of Louisiana in 1805, and a part of the Indian country in 1834. That part west of long. 103° was acquired from Mexico by the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, proclaimed......July 4, 1848 Omaha founded......1854 Congress organizes the Territory of Nebraska between lat. 40° and 49°, and between the Missouri River and Minnesota on the east and Utah Territory on the west......May 30, 1854 Francis Burt, appointed governor, dies soon after reaching the Territory; Thomas B. Cuming acting governor......Oct. 13, 1854 Legislature and delegates to Congress first elected......Dec. 12, 1854 First legislature convenes at Omaha......Jan. 16, 1855 Capitol at Omaha completed......January, 1858 Governor Black issues a proclamation calling out volunteers for the Federal army......M ay 1, 1861 Act to enable the
Missouri (Missouri, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-nebraska
Nebraska, The thirty-seventh State of the Union in the order of admission, borders upon the Missouri River between lat. 40° and 43° N., from which river it extends west from long. 95° 23′ for a distance of about 420 miles to long. 104°. It is bounded north by South Dakota, east by Iowa and Missouri, south by Kansas and Colorado, which cuts off a square from the southwestern part of the State, and on the west by Colorado and Wyoming. Area, 76,855 square miles in ninety counties. Population, 1890, 1,058,910; 1900, 1,066,300. Capital, Lincoln. Emanuel Lisa founds a trading-post at Bellevue......1805 American Fur Company founds a fort at Bellevue, 1810, where Col. Peter A. Sarpy locates as their representative......1824 Fort Kearney, on the Platte, established for the protection of the Oregon......1848 Most of the present Nebraska, and much more on the north, was acquired from France by treaty ceding Louisiana in 1803. It became a portion of the Territory of Louisiana <
South Dakota (South Dakota, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-nebraska
iver between lat. 40° and 43° N., from which river it extends west from long. 95° 23′ for a distance of about 420 miles to long. 104°. It is bounded north by South Dakota, east by Iowa and Missouri, south by Kansas and Colorado, which cuts off a square from the southwestern part of the State, and on the west by Colorado and Wyomctober, 1876 Ponco chief Standing Bear and twenty-five followers on their way from the Indian Territory, which they left in January, 1879, to their old home in Dakota are arrested on the Omaha reservation by Brigadier-General Crook, to be returned to the Indian Territory. On April 8, H. Tibbles, assistant editor of the Omaha Hed......May 1, 1889 Asylum for incurable insane at Hastings opened......Aug. 1, 1889 Convention of 250 delegates representing Kansas, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska, meets at Omaha to unite in a central prohibition organization......Dec. 18, 1889 At State election the vote for governor stands as follows: J<
North Dakota (North Dakota, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-nebraska
ffrage to women rejected; 25,756 for and 50,693 against......November, 1882 Nebraska Central College, at Central City, chartered and opened......1885 Soldiers' and sailors home at Grand Island opened......July, 1888 First Monday in September made a legal holiday (Labor Day)......1889 Industrial home for women and girls at Milford opened......May 1, 1889 Asylum for incurable insane at Hastings opened......Aug. 1, 1889 Convention of 250 delegates representing Kansas, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska, meets at Omaha to unite in a central prohibition organization......Dec. 18, 1889 At State election the vote for governor stands as follows: James E. Boyd, Democrat, 71,331; John H. Powers, People's Independent, 70,187; Lucius D. Richards, Republican, 68,878; B. L. Paine, Prohibition, 3,676. A separate vote on adding a prohibitory liquor clause to the constitution stood: For the amendment, 82,292; against, 111,728......November, 1890 Candidates on the In
Nevada (Nevada, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-nebraska
Lincoln......Feb. 15, 1892 Silver anniversary of Nebraska celebrated at Lincoln......May 25, 1892 First National Convention of People's party at Omaha nominate Weaver and Field for President and Vice-President......July 4-5, 1892 Members of the State board of public lands and buildings impeached......April, 1893 [Acquitted June 5, 1893.] Newberry law, establishing maximum railroad rates, takes effect......Aug. 1, 1893 United States Senator Allen makes the longest continuous speech (on the silverpurchase repeal bill) ever delivered in the United States Senate, speaking fourteen and three-quarter hours......Oct. 13, 1893 Inter-State irrigation congress meets at Omaha......March 21, 1894 The legislature of Nebraska adopts the golden-rod as the State floral emblem......1896 The trans-Mississippi international exposition opened......June 1, 1898 Sugar-beet growing by convicts tried as an experiment, on a small scale, and found profitable......1900 Nevada
Kansas (Kansas, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-nebraska
dmission, borders upon the Missouri River between lat. 40° and 43° N., from which river it extends west from long. 95° 23′ for a distance of about 420 miles to long. 104°. It is bounded north by South Dakota, east by Iowa and Missouri, south by Kansas and Colorado, which cuts off a square from the southwestern part of the State, and on the west by Colorado and Wyoming. Area, 76,855 square miles in ninety counties. Population, 1890, 1,058,910; 1900, 1,066,300. Capital, Lincoln. Emanuel Linday in September made a legal holiday (Labor Day)......1889 Industrial home for women and girls at Milford opened......May 1, 1889 Asylum for incurable insane at Hastings opened......Aug. 1, 1889 Convention of 250 delegates representing Kansas, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska, meets at Omaha to unite in a central prohibition organization......Dec. 18, 1889 At State election the vote for governor stands as follows: James E. Boyd, Democrat, 71,331; John H. Powers, Peopl<
Nebraska, The thirty-seventh State of the Union in the order of admission, borders upon the Missouri River between lat. 40° and 43° N., from which river it extends west from long. 95° 23′ for a distance of about 420 miles to long. 104°. It is bounded north by South Dakota, east by Iowa and Missouri, south by Kansas and Colorado, which cuts off a square from the southwestern part of the State, and on the west by Colorado and Wyoming. Area, 76,855 square miles in ninety counties. Population34. That part west of long. 103° was acquired from Mexico by the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, proclaimed......July 4, 1848 Omaha founded......1854 Congress organizes the Territory of Nebraska between lat. 40° and 49°, and between the Missouri River and Minnesota on the east and Utah Territory on the west......May 30, 1854 Francis Burt, appointed governor, dies soon after reaching the Territory; Thomas B. Cuming acting governor......Oct. 13, 1854 Legislature and delegates to Cong
Milford, Mass. (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-nebraska
votes, as against 28,562 for J. S, Morton, Democrat, and 43,495 for James W. Dawes, Republican......November, 1882 Amendment to the constitution extending suffrage to women rejected; 25,756 for and 50,693 against......November, 1882 Nebraska Central College, at Central City, chartered and opened......1885 Soldiers' and sailors home at Grand Island opened......July, 1888 First Monday in September made a legal holiday (Labor Day)......1889 Industrial home for women and girls at Milford opened......May 1, 1889 Asylum for incurable insane at Hastings opened......Aug. 1, 1889 Convention of 250 delegates representing Kansas, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska, meets at Omaha to unite in a central prohibition organization......Dec. 18, 1889 At State election the vote for governor stands as follows: James E. Boyd, Democrat, 71,331; John H. Powers, People's Independent, 70,187; Lucius D. Richards, Republican, 68,878; B. L. Paine, Prohibition, 3,676. A separ
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