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Julien dubuque,a french canadian traded with the mesquakie indians in Iowa and become friends with them. The Indians shared the location of their secret lead mines with him.
The american revolution ended with the sining of the peace of pairs.
Massachusetts farmers,lead by Danielchays,took over a federal arsenal and a state court to protest heavy taxes on farmers.
In the early 1800s almost 19 percent of Iowa's land was covered in forest. Seventy percent was prairie.
The U.S. government relocated a number of tribes within the area that became the state of Iowa.
Coal mining was a major industry in southeastern Iowa.
A constitutional convention convened in Iowa City and a constitution is drafted. This was a preliminary step to application for statehood. It was introduced into the United State Senate and House of Representatives that year, but too late for a vote to be taken.
The first labor unions in Iowa date back to the late 1850s when printers from Davenport and Dubuque unionized.
The U.S. Constitution specifies duties the federal government and duties of the state governments. Examples of state duties include setting up town governments, regulating trade within the state, establishing schools, passing marriage laws.
This act called for a fine of $1,000 and a term of six months in jail for anyone convicted of helping a runaway slave escape.
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