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American history (15)/ Iowa history (10)
10 months ago
Land Ordinance of 1785
Julien Dubuque Befriends Natives
Louis Honore Tesson Buys Land in Present-day Iowa
Basil Giard Buys Land Near Present Marquette
Jamestown was founded
The pilgrims/ Indians become alies of eachother
The rebels settled in what is now called ¨New York¨
British ships are heading 3000 miles towards New York
New York is set under fire by the British, the British burns a quarter of the city
France sells Louisiana territory including land that will become Iowa.
after being besieged twice during the "War of 1812 fort Madison was abandoned when they burned it down
A British army of 800 men is created
3 groups of rebels colide to fight against the red coats.
Morgan and his army attack the red coats
This is now the 2nd year of war
Washington is making the rebels (Blue coats) stronger
The blue coats vs. the red coats war is coming to a end
jefferson bought 1/2 million acres in Louisiana
The war ends and the blue coats beat the red coats
In the early 1800s almost 19 percent of Iowa's land was covered in forest. Seventy percent was prairie. Eleven percent was wetlands.
After being besieged twice during the "War of 1812," the garrison abandoned the fort and burned it as they escaped down river to St. Louis
First steamboat on Mississippi River reaches Iowa.
Changes that allowed navigation on Iowa's major rivers began.
Coal mining was a major industry in southeastern Iowa.
In the early 1800s bison had been hunted for food and skins--or for sport. By the 1850s bison were gone from the state.
Elk were hunted for food and skins--and for sport. By the 1860s elk were no longer in Iowa.
Wrestling became popular in Iowa in the 1880s.
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