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Rapid City (South Dakota, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-south-dakota-state-of
s opened......1880 Yankton College, chartered in 1881, opened at Yankton......1882 Tin, detected as a black sand accompanying gold from the Black Hills, by Professor Pearce, of Argo, is practically discovered by Maj. Andrew J. Simmons, of Rapid City......1883 Seat of government removed from Yankton to Bismarck......Sept. 11, 1883 A convention called by some 400 delegates who met at Huron, June 19, convenes at Sioux Falls, Sept. 4, and frames a constitution for the State of Dakota to ty at Mitchell opened......September, 1885 Constitutional convention called by the legislature at Sioux Falls frames a constitution for South Dakota......Sept. 25, 1885 Legislature passes a local option law......1887 School of mines at Rapid City, established by act of legislature in 1885, is opened......1887 A majority vote for the division of Dakota Territory into two States, North and South Dakota, at an election held......November, 1887 Act admitting South Dakota signed, a con
North Dakota (North Dakota, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-south-dakota-state-of
South Dakota, State of One of the United States, was formed by the division of Dakota Territory into two States in 1889. It is bounded on the north by North Dakota, east by Minnesota and Iowa, south by Nebraska, and west by Wyoming and Montana. In latitude it lies between 43° and 46° N., and in longitude between 96° 20' and 104° W.; area, 77,650 square miles, in fifty-one counties. Population, 1890, 328,808; 1900, 401,570. Capital, Pierre. Lewis and Clarke ascend the Missouri River on their way to the Pacific, leaving the mouth of the river May 14, 1804, reaching the mouth of the Columbia River Nov. 7, 1805; and returning by the Missouri, arrive at St. Louis......Sept. 23, 1806 Fort Pierre established......1829 First steamboat to navigate the upper Missouri, the Yellowstone, built by the American Fur Company at Pittsburg, ascends the river as far as Fort Pierre......1831 Treaty of Traverse des Sioux signed by the Indians, ceding to the United States the territory ea
tutional amendment providing for a State dispensary system adopted......1898 First Regiment mustered into the United States service......May 12, 1898 Woman suffrage defeated by an adverse majority of 4,008......Nov. 8, 1898 Act carrying into effect provisions of constitutional amendment relating to initiative and referendum passed......1899 Andrew E. Lee, Populist, elected governor......1899 Charles N. Herreid, Republican, elected governor......1900 School of technology at Aberdeen established......1900 Act creating food and dairy commissioner and enforcement of the pure food laws, passed......1901 State Historical Society established......1901 Circulating school library law enacted......1901 Judges Bartlett Tripp, J. M. Brown, and ex-United States Senator G. C. Moody appointed by Governor Herreid a committee to codify the laws of the State......1901 Act providing for the State board of agriculture......1901 Act giving governor absolute and unlimited
South Dakota, State of One of the United States, was formed by the division of Dakota Territory into two States in 1889. It is bounded on the north by North Dakota, east by Minnesota and Iowa, south by Nebraska, and west by Wyoming and Montana. In latitude it lies between 43° and 46° N., and in longitude between 96° 20' and 104° W.; area, 77,650 square miles, in fifty-one counties. Population, 1890, 328,808; 1900, 401,570. Capital, Pierre. Lewis and Clarke ascend the Missouri River on their way to the Pacific, leaving the mouth of the river May 14, 1804, reaching the mouth of the Columbia River Nov. 7, 1805; and returning by the Missouri, arrive at St. Louis......Sept. 23, 1806 Fort Pierre established......1829 First steamboat to navigate the upper Missouri, the Yellowstone, built by the American Fur Company at Pittsburg, ascends the river as far as Fort Pierre......1831 Treaty of Traverse des Sioux signed by the Indians, ceding to the United States the territory e
k Hills, by Professor Pearce, of Argo, is practically discovered by Maj. Andrew J. Simmons, of Rapid City......1883 Seat of government removed from Yankton to Bismarck......Sept. 11, 1883 A convention called by some 400 delegates who met at Huron, June 19, convenes at Sioux Falls, Sept. 4, and frames a constitution for the State of Dakota to comprise the southern half of the Territory......Sept. 19, 1883 University of South Dakota at Vermilion opened......1883 Pierre University at Eological bureau, a State inspector of mines, and a State board of pharmaceutical examiners......1890 Pierre selected as the permanent capital of the State.......1890 Farmers' Alliance and Knights of Labor parties meet in State convention at Huron, report in favor of woman suffrage, prohibition, and tariff for revenue only, and unite under the name of the Independent party......June 6, 1890 Dakota soldiers' home, established at Hot Springs, Fall River county, in 1889, is opened......Nov
the Indians, ceding to the United States the territory east of the Big Sioux River......1851 Gen. W. S. Harney, with 1,200 men, marches from the Platte River to Fort Pierre, where they encamp for the winter......1855 First settlement established at Sioux Falls by the Western Town-lot Company, of Dubuque, Ia......1857 By organizing Nebraska Territory, May 30, 1854, and Minnesota State, May 11, 1858, the remainder of Dakota is left without legal name or existence......1858 Territory of Dakota organized with an area of 150,932 square miles, by act of Congress......March 2, 1861 Seat of government for Dakota Territory located at Yankton......1862 Sioux Falls destroyed by the Sioux Indians, and settlers flee to Yankton......1862 Fort Dakota built on reservation at Sioux Falls......1865 Line of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad built from Sioux City, Ia., to Yankton, completed......1873 Military and scientific exploring expedition, under Gen. G. A. C
es, by act of Congress......March 2, 1861 Seat of government for Dakota Territory located at Yankton......1862 Sioux Falls destroyed by the Sioux Indians, and settlers flee to Yankton......1862Yankton......1862 Fort Dakota built on reservation at Sioux Falls......1865 Line of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad built from Sioux City, Ia., to Yankton, completed......1873 Military and scieYankton, completed......1873 Military and scientific exploring expedition, under Gen. G. A. Custer, arrives at the Black Hills, July, 1874, from Fort Abraham Lincoln. Specimens of gold are washed from the soil near Harney's Peak, where it was kfor deaf-mutes at Sioux Falls opened......1880 Yankton College, chartered in 1881, opened at Yankton......1882 Tin, detected as a black sand accompanying gold from the Black Hills, by Professoriscovered by Maj. Andrew J. Simmons, of Rapid City......1883 Seat of government removed from Yankton to Bismarck......Sept. 11, 1883 A convention called by some 400 delegates who met at Huron,
Platte River (Missouri, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-south-dakota-state-of
Columbia River Nov. 7, 1805; and returning by the Missouri, arrive at St. Louis......Sept. 23, 1806 Fort Pierre established......1829 First steamboat to navigate the upper Missouri, the Yellowstone, built by the American Fur Company at Pittsburg, ascends the river as far as Fort Pierre......1831 Treaty of Traverse des Sioux signed by the Indians, ceding to the United States the territory east of the Big Sioux River......1851 Gen. W. S. Harney, with 1,200 men, marches from the Platte River to Fort Pierre, where they encamp for the winter......1855 First settlement established at Sioux Falls by the Western Town-lot Company, of Dubuque, Ia......1857 By organizing Nebraska Territory, May 30, 1854, and Minnesota State, May 11, 1858, the remainder of Dakota is left without legal name or existence......1858 Territory of Dakota organized with an area of 150,932 square miles, by act of Congress......March 2, 1861 Seat of government for Dakota Territory located at Yank
Deadwood (South Dakota, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-south-dakota-state-of
om the soil near Harney's Peak, where it was known to exist in 1867, but emigration thither was stopped by General Sherman on account of Indian troubles. This visit causes great excitement among the Sioux Indians......1874 Gold discovered in Deadwood and Whitewood gulches......1875 Indians relinquish their titles to lands in the Black Hills and western counties of southern Dakota......1876 Town of Deadwood laid out......1876 Dakota school for deaf-mutes at Sioux Falls opened......18Deadwood laid out......1876 Dakota school for deaf-mutes at Sioux Falls opened......1880 Yankton College, chartered in 1881, opened at Yankton......1882 Tin, detected as a black sand accompanying gold from the Black Hills, by Professor Pearce, of Argo, is practically discovered by Maj. Andrew J. Simmons, of Rapid City......1883 Seat of government removed from Yankton to Bismarck......Sept. 11, 1883 A convention called by some 400 delegates who met at Huron, June 19, convenes at Sioux Falls, Sept. 4, and frames a constitution for the State of Dakota to comprise the sou
South Dakota, State of One of the United States, was formed by the division of Dakota Territory into two States in 1889. It is bounded on the north by North Dakota, east by Minnesota and Iowa, south by Nebraska, and west by Wyoming and Montana. In latitude it lies between 43° and 46° N., and in longitude between 96° 20' and 104° W.; area, 77,650 square miles, in fifty-one counties. Population, 1890, 328,808; 1900, 401,570. Capital, Pierre. Lewis and Clarke ascend the Missouri River on their way to the Pacific, leaving the mouth of the river May 14, 1804, reaching the mouth of the Columbia River Nov. 7, 1805; and returning by the Missouri, arrive at St. Louis......Sept. 23, 1806 Fort Pierre established......1829 First steamboat to navigate the upper Missouri, the Yellowstone, built by the American Fur Company at Pittsburg, ascends the river as far as Fort Pierre......1831 Treaty of Traverse des Sioux signed by the Indians, ceding to the United States the territory e
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