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Davenport (Iowa, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-iowa
against......1845 Mormons remove from Nauvoo, Ill., and settle at Council Bluffs......1846 Constitution framed by a convention which meets at Iowa City May 4, completing its labors May 19, 1846, is ratified by a vote of the people, 9,492 to 9,036......Aug. 3, 1846 Act of Congress, fixing boundaries for Iowa, referring the Missouri boundary to the Supreme Court......Aug. 4. 1846 Iowa admitted into the Union by act approved......Dec. 28. 1846 Antoine le Claire breaks ground at Davenport for the Mississippi and Missouri Railroad, now the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific......Sept. 1, 1853 Iowa Wesleyan University at Mount Pleasant chartered and opened......1855 Corner-stone of the first railroad bridge over the Mississippi River, between Rock Island and Davenport, lard Sept. 1. 1854; and first locomotive, the Des Moines, to cross the Mississippi passes over......April 21, 1856 Massacre of white settlers at Spirit Lake by a predatory band of Indians under the Si
Rock Island, Ill. (Illinois, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-iowa
Zachary Taylor......1830 David Tothers makes the first settlement in Des Moines county, 3 miles southwest from the site of Burlington......1832 Treaty at Rock Island; the Sacs and Foxes cede to the United States Iowa and a part of Wisconsin, known as the Black Hawk purchase, reserving 40 miles square to Keokuk......Sept. 21,ed into the Union by act approved......Dec. 28. 1846 Antoine le Claire breaks ground at Davenport for the Mississippi and Missouri Railroad, now the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific......Sept. 1, 1853 Iowa Wesleyan University at Mount Pleasant chartered and opened......1855 Corner-stone of the first railroad bridge over the Mississippi River, between Rock Island and Davenport, lard Sept. 1. 1854; and first locomotive, the Des Moines, to cross the Mississippi passes over......April 21, 1856 Massacre of white settlers at Spirit Lake by a predatory band of Indians under the Sioux chief Ink-pa-duta......March, 1857 Constitutional convention mee
Wisconsin (Wisconsin, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-iowa
Iowa, A State of the north-central United States, separated on the east by the Mississippi River from Wisconsin and Illinois. Minnesota bounds it on the north, South Dakota and Nebraska on the west —the Missouri River forming the boundary-line site of Burlington......1832 Treaty at Rock Island; the Sacs and Foxes cede to the United States Iowa and a part of Wisconsin, known as the Black Hawk purchase, reserving 40 miles square to Keokuk......Sept. 21, 1832 Zachariah Hawkins, Benjamed......June 28, 1834 Aaron Street founds Salem, first Quaker settlement in Iowa......1834 Iowa included in Territory of Wisconsin, erected by act approved. April 20, 1836 Treaty at East Davenport between Governor Dodge, United States commi° 40′ to include the principal sources of the Iowa River......Oct. 21, 1837 Territory of Iowa erected, including all Wisconsin west of the Mississippi......June 12, 1838 Territorial government inaugurated at Burlington......July 4, 1838 Bla
Des Moines River (United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-iowa
e of the latter State—and Missouri on the south. It is limited in lat. by 40° 36′ to 43° 30′ N., and in long. by 89° 5′ to 96° 31′ W. Area, 56,025 square miles in ninety-nine counties. Population, 1890, 1,911,896; 1900, 2,231,853. Capital, Des Moines. Father Marquette and Louis Joliet descend the Wisconsin River, reaching its mouth June 17, 1673; 100 miles below, on the western shore of the Mississippi, they discover an Indian trail, which they follow to an Indian village, where Marquettof the Iowa River......Oct. 21, 1837 Territory of Iowa erected, including all Wisconsin west of the Mississippi......June 12, 1838 Territorial government inaugurated at Burlington......July 4, 1838 Black Hawk, who had settled on the Des Moines River, dies......Oct. 3, 1838 Seat of government removed to Iowa City......1839 Boundary disputes between Missouri and Iowa cause fighting on the border; one Iowan is killed in resisting the Missouri sheriff's collection of taxes.....
Nauvoo (Illinois, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-iowa
38 Seat of government removed to Iowa City......1839 Boundary disputes between Missouri and Iowa cause fighting on the border; one Iowan is killed in resisting the Missouri sheriff's collection of taxes......1839 Constitution adopted by a convention which meets at Iowa City Oct. 7, 1844......Nov. 1, 1844 Enabling act for Iowa approved......March 3, 1845 Boundary defined in the enabling act rejected by the people; 7,235 for, and 7,656 against......1845 Mormons remove from Nauvoo, Ill., and settle at Council Bluffs......1846 Constitution framed by a convention which meets at Iowa City May 4, completing its labors May 19, 1846, is ratified by a vote of the people, 9,492 to 9,036......Aug. 3, 1846 Act of Congress, fixing boundaries for Iowa, referring the Missouri boundary to the Supreme Court......Aug. 4. 1846 Iowa admitted into the Union by act approved......Dec. 28. 1846 Antoine le Claire breaks ground at Davenport for the Mississippi and Missouri Railroad,
Michigan Valley (Kansas, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-iowa
in Des Moines county, 3 miles southwest from the site of Burlington......1832 Treaty at Rock Island; the Sacs and Foxes cede to the United States Iowa and a part of Wisconsin, known as the Black Hawk purchase, reserving 40 miles square to Keokuk......Sept. 21, 1832 Zachariah Hawkins, Benjamin Jennings, and others settle a colony at Fort Madison......1832 First permanent settlement in Scott county by Antoine le Claire......1833 Dubuque founded......1833 Iowa included in Territory of Michigan, erected by act approved......June 28, 1834 Aaron Street founds Salem, first Quaker settlement in Iowa......1834 Iowa included in Territory of Wisconsin, erected by act approved. April 20, 1836 Treaty at East Davenport between Governor Dodge, United States commissioner, and the Sacs and Foxes; Indians sell to United States the Keokuk reserve, 256,000 acres, at 75 cents per acre......September, 1836 Burlington, settled in 1833, is incorporated......1837 Treaty with th
United States (United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-iowa
Iowa, A State of the north-central United States, separated on the east by the Mississippi River from Wisconsin and Illinois. Minnesota es of the Mississippi, including a large part of Iowa, ceded to United States by Sac and Fox Indians, by treaty at St. Louis......Nov. 3, 180..1832 Treaty at Rock Island; the Sacs and Foxes cede to the United States Iowa and a part of Wisconsin, known as the Black Hawk purchase,il 20, 1836 Treaty at East Davenport between Governor Dodge, United States commissioner, and the Sacs and Foxes; Indians sell to United SUnited States the Keokuk reserve, 256,000 acres, at 75 cents per acre......September, 1836 Burlington, settled in 1833, is incorporated......1837 at Des Moines......January, 1873 Governor Kirkwood, elected United States Senator, resigns, and is succeeded by Joshua G. Newbold......Jaas in violation of the clause of the Constitution giving to the United States the exclusive right to regulate inter-State commerce......April
6; 1900, 2,231,853. Capital, Des Moines. Father Marquette and Louis Joliet descend the Wisconsin River, reaching its mouth June 17, 1673; 100 miles below, on the western shore of the Mississippi, they discover an Indian trail, which they follow to an Indian village, where Marquette publishes to them the one true God ......June, 1673 Father Louis Hennepin, M. Dugay, and six other Frenchmen ascend the Mississippi from the mouth of the Illinois to the falls of St. Anthony, leaving Fort Crevecoeur, Ill......Feb. 28, 1680 Wife of Peosta, a Fox warrior, discovers lead in Iowa, on the west bank of the Mississippi......1780 At a council at Prairie du Chien, Julien Dubuque, a French-Canadian trader, obtains from Indians permission to work lead-mines at the place now bearing his name and a grant of 140,000 acres of land......1788 Land grant to Julien Dubuque by Indians is confirmed by Baron Carondelet, and a King's title issued......1796 Lands on both sides of the Mississip
Iowa City (Iowa, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-iowa
o had settled on the Des Moines River, dies......Oct. 3, 1838 Seat of government removed to Iowa City......1839 Boundary disputes between Missouri and Iowa cause fighting on the border; one Iowsheriff's collection of taxes......1839 Constitution adopted by a convention which meets at Iowa City Oct. 7, 1844......Nov. 1, 1844 Enabling act for Iowa approved......March 3, 1845 Boundar, and settle at Council Bluffs......1846 Constitution framed by a convention which meets at Iowa City May 4, completing its labors May 19, 1846, is ratified by a vote of the people, 9,492 to 9,036dians under the Sioux chief Ink-pa-duta......March, 1857 Constitutional convention meets at Iowa City Jan. 19, 1857, completes its labors March 6, 1857; constitution ratified by the people, 40,3111.Aug. 3, 1857 State capital removed to Des Moines......1857 State University of Iowa at Iowa City, chartered 1847, opened, Silas Totten president......1860 Legislature votes a war loan of $
Iowa, A State of the north-central United States, separated on the east by the Mississippi River from Wisconsin and Illinois. Minnesota bounds it on the north, South Dakota and Nebraska on the west —the Missouri River forming the boundary-line of the latter State—and Missouri on the south. It is limited in lat. by 40° 36′ to 43° 30′ N., and in long. by 89° 5′ to 96° 31′ W. Area, 56,025 square miles in ninety-nine counties. Population, 1890, 1,911,896; 1900, 2,231,853. Capital, Des Moinof the Mississippi, including a large part of Iowa, ceded to United States by Sac and Fox Indians, by treaty at St. Louis......Nov. 3, 1804 Territory of Louisiana, including Iowa, framed by law of......March 3, 1805 Iowa included in Territory of Missouri, erected by act......June 4, 1812 Fort Madison, built in 1808, on the site selected by Lieutenant Pike in 1805, is abandoned by the garrison and burned to prevent its falling into the hands of Indians and British......1813
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