Dakota Sentence Examples
He was chairman of the committee on territories, and took an active part in urging the admission as states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Idaho and Montana, which finally came into the Union during his presidency.
South Dakota in 1889 had only 15,717 acres of irrigated land.
In 1890 the mileage of South Dakota was 2610 m., in 1900, 2961 m., and in 1909, 3776 m.
It flows first east-north-east and then nearly east until it passes into North Dakota.
From Pennsylvania the sect spread chiefly westward, and, after various vicissitudes, caused by defections and divisions due to doctrinal differences, in 1908 were most numerous in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Kansas and North Dakota.Advertisement
The rapid settling of the state drove its native fauna, which comprised buffalo, deer, moose, bear, lynx and wolves, in great numbers into the northern sections, westward into Dakota, or across the Canadian border.
The territorial boundaries extended to the Missouri river, including a greater part of the present North and South Dakota.
Little Crow and his followers kept up desultory raids from the Dakota country, during one of which in July 1863 he lost his life.
The derivation of Assiniboia is from two Ojibway words, assini meaning a stone, and the termination "to cook by roasting"; from these came a name first applied to a Dakota or Sioux tribe living on the Upper Red river; afterwards when this tribe separated from the Dakotas, its name was given to the branch of the Red river which the tribe visited, the river being known as the Assiniboine and the tribe as Assiniboin.
In 1884, partly because his political life seemed at least for the immediate present to be at an end, partly on account of the freedom and activity of out-of-door life, he bought two cattle ranches near Medora on the Little Missouri river in North Dakota, where he lived for two years, becoming intimately associated with the life and spirit of the western portion of the United States.Advertisement
His record in the Assembly was such that his party nominated him for the mayoralty of the city of New York when he was absent on his ranch in Dakota.
The Big Sioux river rises in the Coteau des Prairies in the north-east and flows almost directly south for a distance of 300 m., in the lower part of its course forming the boundary between South Dakota and Iowa.
To the west of this stream and almost parallel with it is the James or Dakota river, which rises in North Dakota and follows a general course southward until it joins the Missouri river near Yankton.
The portion of South Dakota east of the Missouri river is dotted with numerous lakes, ranging from small ponds to bodies of water from Io to 15 m.
Agriculture is the leading industry in South Dakota; in 1900 out of 137,156 persons engaged in occupations, 82,857 followed agricultural pursuits.Advertisement
Of the total product value in 18 99, 7 8.3% was represented by cereals, South Dakota ranking sixteenth among the states in cereal production.
The minerals of South Dakota, of which gold is the most important, are chiefly found in the Black Hills region.
Manufacturing in South Dakota is of little importance and is confined chiefly to articles for home consumption.
The railway mileage of Dakota in 1870 (before the present states of South and North Dakota were erected) was only 75 m., and in 1880, 1225 m.
The total population of South Dakota in 1890 (the date of the first Federal census taken since its separate existence as a state) was 328,808, and in 1900 it was 401,570; the increase from 1890 to 1900 being (exclusive of persons on Indian reservations) 16.8%.Advertisement
South Dakota was the first American state to adopt the initiative and referendum.
South Dakota long bore a notorious reputation for the laxity of its divorce laws.
Denominational colleges are Yankton College (1882) and Redfield College (1887), both Congregational; Huron College (1883, Presbyterian), and Dakota Wesleyan University (1885; Methodist Episcopal) at Mitchell.
The first authentic explorations in what is now South Dakota were made by the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1804 and 1806.
This included, roughly speaking, all of the land between the Missouri River and the Black Hills and between the White River and the Big Cheyenne and a strip extending north from the Black Hills to the North Dakota line between the 102nd and 103rd meridians.Advertisement
The remainder was divided into six smaller reservations, Standing Rock, lying partly in North Dakota, and Cheyenne River, Lower Brule, Crow Creek, Rosebud, and Pine Ridge in South Dakota.
On the admission of Minnesota into the Union in 1858, the eastern section was again left unorganized until the 2nd of March 1861, when the territory of Dakota was created, including the present Dakotas and portions of Wyoming and Montana.
This was ratified at the polls on the 1st of October, together with a separate prohibition clause, which was ' Part of this tract was situated in North Dakota.
On the 2nd of November 1889 President Harrison issued a proclamation declaring South Dakota a state.
North Dakota lies in the Prairie Plains and Great Plains physiographic provinces.
North Dakota has a mean elevation of 1900 ft.
The James river, flowing southward into South Dakota, is the Missouri's only important eastern tributary within the state.
The flora of North Dakota is typical of a semi-arid country.
In 1908 the Federal Reclamation Service had five projects in North Dakota.
It was estimated that the fourth project, the lower Yellowstone, on the western bank of the river of that name, would furnish water for 66,000 acres of land, of which 20,000 lie in Dawson county, North Dakota, and the rest in Montana.
The fifth project, the Bowman, was to irrigate 10,000 acres in North Dakota and the northwestern part of South Dakota by storing the waters of the North Fork of Grand river.
In the acreage of this cereal in 1909 (according to the Year-book of the U.S. Department of Agriculture), North Dakota ranked first, and in the crop second among the states of the Union, its total yield being 90,762,000 bushels, valued at $83,501,000.
With the exception of lignite, which underlies a large portion of the western half of the state, North Dakota has few mineral deposits of commercial value.
Manufacturing in North Dakota is of small importance, being largely confined, with the exception of flour and grist milling, to the supply of local needs.
Among its many branches are the " Wheat Line," running from Kenmare, North Dakota, to Thief River Falls, Minnesota, and having a length of 251 m.
In 1870 the population of that portion of Dakota Territory included within the present limits of North Dakota was 2405; in 2880, 36,909.
All citizens of the United States residing in North Dakota are declared to be citizens of the state.
North Dakota is one of the few American states whose constitution forbids the manufacture, importation 2 or sale of intoxicating liquors.
The state debt, excluding the amount of Territorial indebtedness assumed when Dakota Territory was divided, may not exceed $200,000.
North Dakota formed part of the region ceded by France to the United States by the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.
In 1834 1 There seems to be no good authority for the statement often made that the first settlement in North Dakota was made by French Canadians in 1780.
On the 2nd of March 1861 the Territory of Dakota was created, including the present Dakotas and portions of Wyoming and Montana.
The name of the Territory was derived from the Dakota Indians; the word " Dah-ko-ta " (signifying " allied " or " confederated "), being originally applied to the Sioux Confederation.
The boundary between Dakota Territory and Nebraska was slightly altered in 1870 and 1882.
In 1862 the Indians began a series of bloody massacres along the frontiers of Minnesota and Dakota.
The worst of the Indian troubles in northern Dakota were then at an end, though for many years there were occasional outbreaks.
In accordance with the Enabling Act, which received the president's approval on the 22nd of February 1889, a constitutional convention met at Bismarck on the 4th of July following, and drafted a frame of government for the state of North Dakota.
On the 2nd of November 1889 President Harrison issued a proclamation declaring North Dakota a state.
By an agreement between North and South Dakota, embodied in their constitutions, each state assumed the debt created for the erection of public buildings within its limits during the Territorial period.
In 1894 they inaugurated the so-called " concentration movement," and began to conduct annual excursions into North Dakota, thus bringing into the state thousands of immigrants.
Blackburn; Illustrated Album of Biography of the Famous Valley of the Red River of the North and the Park Regions, including the most Fertile and Widely Known Portions of Minnesota and North Dakota (Chicago, 1889) New Light on the Earlier History of the Greater North-west.
The last of the Dakota bisons were destroyed by Indians in 1883, leaving then less than b000 wild individuals in the United States.
Rhineura of Florida, and also known from the Oligocene of South Dakota; Lepidosternum of South America; and Anops in America and Africa; Blanus cinereus, Mediterranean countries.
These horses are of the same geologic age (Upper Miocene) and 'were found in the same geographic region (South Dakota, U.S.A.).
It was founded in 1873, and was chartered as a city in 1876; from 1883 to 1889 it was the capital of Dakota Territory, on the division of which it became the capital of North Dakota.
The greatest area of the prairies, from Indiana to North Dakota, consists of till plains, that is, sheets of unstratified drift, 30, 50 or even 100 ft.
Corresponding outlets are known for the glacial lakes Erie, Huron and Superior, and for a very large sheet of water, named Lake Agassiz, which once overspread a broad till plain in northern Minnesota and North Dakota.
In the western plains, the first and last principal subdivisions of the system (Dakota and I,aramie) are almost wholly non-marine.
The Dakota formation is largely sandstone, which gives rise to hogbacks where it has been tilted, indurated and exposed to erosion along the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains.
The Canadian zone crosses from Canada into northern and northwestern Maine, northern and central New Hampshire, northern Michigan, and north-eastern Minnesota and North Dakota, covers the Green Mountains, most of the Adirondacks and Catskills, the higher slopes of the mountains in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, the lower slopes of the northern Rocky and Cascade Mountains, the upper slopes of the southern Rocky and Sierra Nevada Mountains, and a strip along the Pacific coast as far south as Cape Mendocino, interrupted, however, by the Columbia Valley.
The Caiolinian area extends from southern Michigan to northern Georgia and from the Atlantic coast to Western Kansas, comprising Delaware, all of Maryland except the mountainous Western portion, all of Ohio except the north-east corner, nearly the whole of Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and Missouri, eastern Nebraska and Kansas, south-eastern South Dakota, western central Oklahoma, northern Arkansas, middle and eastern Kentucky, middle Tennessee and the Tennessee valley in eastern Tennessee, middle Virginia and North Carolina, western \Vest Virginia, north-eastern Alabama.
Finally, of true lignite beds, or of lignite mix d with sub-bituminous qualities, the states of North Dakota, Montana, Texas and South Dakota are credited with deposits of 500,000; 279,500; 23,000; and 10,000 millions of tons respectively.
Tin ores have been widely discovered, but though much has been hoped for from them, particularly from the deposits in the Black Hills region of South Dakota, there has been no more than a relatively insignificant commercial production.
While the pennated grouse (called the prairie chicken in Canada) has always been plentiful, the prairie hen (or chicken) proper is a more recent arrival from Minnesota and Dakota, to which states it had come from Illinois and the south as settlement and accompanying wheatfields extended north.
In a few localities, notably in South Dakota, the Yakima valley of Washington, San Joaquin, and San Bernardino valleys of California, San Luis valley of Colorado, and Utah valley of Utah, water from artesian wells was also used for the irrigation of from 1 to 160 acres.
His father, Thomas (1778-1851), was born in Rockingham (then Augusta) county, Virginia; he was hospitable, shiftless, restless and unsuccessful, working now as a carpenter and now as a farmer, and could not read or write before his marriage, in Washington county, Kentucky, on the 12th of June 1806, to Nancy Hanks (1783-1818), who was a native of Virginia, who is said to have been the illegitimate daughter of one Lucy Hanks, and who seems to have been, in 1 Lincoln's birthday is a legal holiday in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.
The original coal supply of the present state has been estimated (by the United States Geological Survey) at 424,085,000,000 short tons of the bituminous or sub-bituminous variety, this amount being second only to that for North Dakota, 500,000,000,000 short tons, which, however, is entirely lignite.
Darton, " Preliminary Description of the Geology and Water Resources of the Southern Half of the Black Hills and adjoining regions in South Dakota and Wyoming," pp. 489-599 of Pt.
The interval of years witnessed the growth of a river trade and its gradual decline as point after point on the river - Kansas City, St Joseph, Council Bluffs (Iowa), Sioux Falls (South Dakota) and Helena (Montana) - was reached and commanded by the railways.
In 1899 the wheat crop was 38,778,450 bushels, being less than that of Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio or South Dakota.
In 1909 it was 87,203,000 bushels (less than the crops of either Minnesota or North Dakota).
The new Territory of Wisconsin comprised not only the area included in the present state, but the present Iowa and Minnesota and a considerable portion of North and South Dakota.'
The best illustration of the great or "bonanza" wheat farms, as they are called, are found along the Red river (of the North), where it flows between the states of North Dakota and Minnesota.
The railways of the north-west have a monopoly of the business of hauling wheat, with the result that it costs 20 cents to ship a bushel of wheat from the Dakota field to Duluth, which is as much as it costs to forward it from Duluth to Liverpool.
Twelve states, in this vast cereal-growing region - Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North and South Dakota - still have from 20 to 40% of unimproved land in farms. The total area of these states is nearly four times that of France.
Its groups include the Dakota formation, characterized by a very peculiar rusty sandstone, and the Benton, both of which are rather widely accessible and heavy; the Niobrara; the Pierre shales, which apparently underlie about three-quarters of the state in a deep and heavy bed; and, in the extreme west, the Laramie.
The Dakota formation, though its sand-stones are in general coarse or otherwise inferior, yields some of splendid quality.
Compared with adjoining states - Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri - none shows a greater, if indeed any shows so great an average value per acre in the yield of Indian corn, wheat, oats, barley and rye; and this despite the assumed handicap of the western half of the state.
The Caddoan family was represented by the Middle or Pawnee Confederacy; the Siouan family by its Dakota, Thegiha, Chiwere and Winnebago branches.
Included in the Dakota branch were the Santee and Teton tribes, the latter comprising the Brule, Blackfeet and Oglala Indians; in the Thegiha branch were the Omaha and Ponca tribes; and in the Chiwere branch, the Iowa, Oto and the Missouri tribes.
In 1890-91 there was another war - with the Sioux - marked by the battle of Wounded Knee, just across the line in South Dakota.
Miles, and in 1890, during an uprising of the Sioux, he was sent to Dakota, in charge of the Indian scouts.
Cycadean stems have recently been found in great abundance in Jurassic and possibly higher strata in Wyoming, South Dakota, and other parts of the United States.
Dakota a remarkable series has been discovered, lying unmistakably between marine Upper Jurassic rocks below and Upper Cretaceous above.
Dakota as to leave little doubt as to the general homotaxis of the series.
These highest plant-bearing strata rest, according to Lester Ward, somewhat unconformably on the Dakota No.
In the central parts of North America the lacustrine plant-bearing deposits are of enormous thickness, the Dakota series being followed by marine Cretaceous strata known as the Colorado and Montana groups, and these being succeeded conformably by a thousand feet or more of lacustrine shales, sandstones and coal-seams, belonging to the Laramie series.
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Millions of years of wind and water erosion have carved an eerie sight from the vast prairies of western South Dakota.
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I am in Minot, North Dakota and was wondering the best way to prepare my hybrid tea roses for the winter.
South Dakota has an extreme length, east and west, of 380 m., an extreme width, north and south, of 245 m., and a total area of 77,615 sq.
Hardin in 1890 (see North Dakota), and the lax enforcement of the ordinance in the larger towns soon resulted in an active movement for "repeal.
Although it was not the centre of operations, the south of the territory suffered considerably in the various uprisings under Spotted Tail, Red Cloud and Sitting Bull in 1863-65, 1867, and 1875-76 (see North Dakota and Custer, George Armstrong).
With the organization of the territory of Idaho in 1863 and the settlement of the southern boundary in 1870 and 1882, the Dakotas acquired their present territorial limits (see North Dakota).
North Dakota's total woodland area is estimated at 600 sq.
Of the four souls of a Dakota, one is held to stay with the corpse, another in the village, a third goes into the air, while the fourth goes to the land of souls, where its lot may depend on its rank in this life, its sex, mode of death or sepulture, on the due observance of funeral ritual, or many other points (see Eschatology).
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If you're a frequent traveler or you have family in the area, you may just want to stock up on your cigarettes in North Dakota, where the taxes were lowest as of August 1, 2011.
States that offer permits include Pennsylvania, Arizona, Indiana, Delaware, Montana, Maine, Mississippi, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Oklahoma, Texas and South Dakota.
The only portion of the United States that is empty of a Premium outlet mall is the area from Montana and North Dakota to Arizona and New Mexico.
This particular monitoring service is being offered through Citibank (South Dakota), N.A.
The American Wind Energy Association predicts that North Dakota alone can meet over 25 percent of the country's electricity demand due to its flat, unobstructed topography.
The American Wind Energy Association identified North Dakota, Texas, and Kansas as the top three states for wind energy potential.
Rumor has it that Dakota Fanning is being cast in New Moon, the next installment in the Twilight series.
She's certainly experienced enough to be in the film, but most of us remember little Dakota Fanning from I Am Sam where she played Lucy opposite Sean Penn's Sam.
She's got acting skills, but this isn't about Latifah, it's about Dakota, so let's get back on point here.
So, the answer to "Does Dakota have the vampire chops" is yes, yes she does.
The Dakota Fanning bio is the story of a young actress with a very bright future in Hollywood.
Dakota was born Hannah Dakota Fanning, on February 23, 1994, in Conyers, Georgia.
Dakota's older sister, Elle, is also an actress, who appeared in the award-winning movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
Dakota has a total of thirteen brothers and sisters.
When she was still very young, Dakota attended a weekly playhouse where the children would put on plays and skits for their families.
She stood out then and other parents encouraged her own parents to consider putting Dakota into acting.
The family now lives in California and Dakota goes to Campbell Hall school in North Hollywood.
It is rumored that Dakota Fanning will play Jane in the upcoming movie New Moon, the sequel to Twilight.
In addition to more about the Dakota Fanning bio, you can find photos and news updates at Dakota-Fanning.org.
The show will follow the family, comprised of Lorenzo, his two daughters Shayne and Dakota, his son A.J. and his ex-wife Michelle Smith, who is the mother of the three children.
Stewart starred along with Dakota Fanning and Virginia Madsen.
While Dakota Fanning is still quite young, she's been acting for most of her life so it seems she's been around for a long time.
The film starred Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett, and Dakota Fanning as vocalist Cheri Currie.
North Dakota State University is a public four-year school located in Fargo, North Dakota.
The largest university in North Dakota, the school was founded in 1890 and features over 258 acres on its campus.
North Dakota State University features over 100 bachelor's degree major areas ranging from agribusiness to equine studies to microbiology to zoology.
The North Dakota State Bisons participate in football, basketball, wrestling, and more.
The NCA accredits schools and colleges in Wyoming, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Indiana, North and South Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, Nebraska and New Mexico.
More problems with photos are identified by the North Dakota Cooperative Extension site.
This may mean choosing a local stone, such as Dakota Mahogany rather than one mined overseas, but the savings can be substantial.
One of the last great gold rushes occurred in the Black Hills area of southwest South Dakota and northeast Wyoming.
However, the company is still fielding inquiries about the June 2008 recall of two products, Dakota Bisbane and Ocean Blue because the 2008 recall notice is still circulating the internet.
I have two states left to visit- Alaska and South Dakota.
Medora Campground provides a majestic North Dakota setting with the camping amenities to enjoy the beautiful nature of this spectacular region.
As the CDMA version of the Blackberry Dakota, it keeps the features of the original Bold, but has the addition of a touchscreen display.
To see such a demonstration, check out North Dakota's Northern Great Plains Culture Fest, which involves arts and entertainment with an authentic American Indian experience.
There is a similar program in South Dakota.
In order to be classified as "Black Hills gold," a piece of jewelry must be manufactured in South Dakota's Black Hills.
However, the various metals used in the mixing process have not necessarily been mined in South Dakota.
You or your fiancé is a native of South Dakota.
Most items are manufactured at Riddle's facility in South Dakota.
I'm also anxious to try Gluten Free Savonnerie and Dakota Free, two well-trusted companies that produce 100% gluten free bath and body products.
Over the years, the company built upon its success and has grown into a major Midwest theater chain with screens in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota and Ohio.
The company serves moviegoers in major markets including Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, Fargo, North Dakota, Columbus, Ohio, and the Greater Chicago-land area.
Hy-Vee, a grocery store chain in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota, offers a gasoline discount when you show your grocery store receipt at one of the participating locations.
They offer boots in the grown-up styles like the Winterport and the Dakota Boot.
North Dakota publishes a weight chart of maximum legal loads based on the number of axles.
The site does not provide information for all states, however; Rhode Island, Vermont, Massachusetts, Maine and North Dakota are not included.
South Dakota's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is one of the world's largest such gatherings.
He is president of the Plastic Surgery Institute in Fargo, North Dakota, and is a clinical associate professor of plastic surgery at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine in Grand Forks.
For many businesses and individuals who live in the Fargo, North Dakota area, finding a professional Fargo web design company isn't a very simple task.
We met while working at an advertising firm in Fargo, North Dakota, building Web sites for Microsoft Business Solutions partners.
Web design in Fargo, North Dakota is pretty much the same as web design anywhere else in the world - it's all the same web, after all.
Whether you live in Fargo North Dakota or the busy Big Apple, web designers with skills from Flash to PHP to AJAX are fairly easy to find with a basic web search.
North Dakota is largely a rural state, with over 90 percent of the land consisting of farmland.
North Dakota is also one of the most productive states agriculturally, offering the country and the world its wheat, beans, cattle, sheep and even natural resources like oil, natural gas, sand and gravel.
North Dakota farms, and the industries that support them, require the expertise and technical experience of local North Dakota web design experts.
As a testament to the current level of technological advancement in North Dakota, you only need to visit the website of the Information Technology Council of North Dakota (ITCND).
This council consists of almost 100 local technology experts who are working to improve awareness of the advancements and successes of North Dakota IT experts.
According to the ITCND website, about 90 percent of North Dakota's IT work in 2009 was within agriculture, energy, health care, finance and manufacturing.
Additionally, average wages for North Dakota IT experts during the same year soared 43 percent above the average income level of the state.
In North Dakota, information technology has always been an excellent career to explore.
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Another state could do so, however, and in 1904, certain creditors having given ten of their bonds to South Dakota, the case of South Dakota versus North Carolina came before the Supreme Court.
Still, the presence of dicotyledonous leaves, such as Magnolia alternans, in the Atanakerdluk strata, proves their close alliance with the Dakota series of the United States.
These veins consist of felspar, quartz and mica, often with smaller amounts of other crystallized minerals, such as tourmaline, beryl and garnet; they are worked for mica in India, the United States (South Dakota, Colorado and Alabama), and Brazil (Goyaz, Bahia and Minas Geraes).
That part which lies east of the mountains was included in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 and became successively a part of Missouri Territory in 1812, of Nebraska Territory in 1854, of Dakota Territory in 1861 and of Idaho Territory in 1863; that which lies west of the mountains became successively a part of Oregon Territory in 1848, of Washington Territory in 1853 and of Idaho Territory in 1863.
Lake Traverse and the Big Stone Lake separate the state in part from Minnesota; the Big Sioux River forms most of the boundary between South Dakota and Iowa; and the Missouri river separates the state in part from Nebraska.
The greater part of the James River Valley lies in the bed of the extinct Lake Dakota, which was once a very narrow body of water extending northward from about the latitude of the present town of Mitchell for a short distance into what is now North Dakota.
The climate of South Dakota is of a continental type.