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  • Minnesota furnished more than 25,000 troops for the Federal armies during the Civil War.

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  • Consult also Materials for the Future History of Minnesota, published by the State Historical.

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  • Minneapolis is the chief flour-making centre of the world, and the cities at the " Head of the Lakes " (Duluth, Minnesota, and Superior, Wisconsin, considered industrially as one place) constitute the second largest centre.

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  • (about 50 being navigable) formed the boundary between Wisconsin and Minnesota, enters the Mississippi at Hastings; the second, rising in Big Stone Lake on the western border, but 1 m.

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  • As compared with other states of the Union Minnesota ranked third in 1900 and fifth in 1905 in lumber; sixth in 1900 and fifth in 1905 in cheese, butter and condensed milk; eighth in 1900 and in 1905 in agricultural implements; and fourteenth in 1900 and eighth in 1905 in planing-mill products.

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  • For an inland state Minnesota is exceptionally well situated to play a chief part in the commercial life of the country, and various causes combine to make it important in respect to its interstate and foreign trade.

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  • This situation did not last long, however, for on the 3rd of March 1849 the bill organizing the territory of Minnesota was passed, and on the 19th President Zachary Taylor appointed Alexander Ramsey of Pennsylvania the first territorial governor.

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  • Folwell's Minnesota, the North Star State (Boston, 1908), in the " American Commonwealth series "; E.

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  • Shropshire, Wales, Bohemia, Sweden, Esthonia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, New York, Pennsylvania [?], Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, New Mexico, New Caledonia.

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  • Before that time the St Paul had been a great local railway, operating primarily in the Dakotas, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois; but by the construction of a long arm from the Missouri river to Spokane, Seattle and Tacoma, it became a transcontinental line of the first importance, avoiding the mistakes of earlier railway builders by securing a line with easy gradients through the most favourable regions.

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  • Austin is the seat of the Southern Minnesota Normal College and Austin School of Commerce (1896), and has a Carnegie library, court house and city hall.

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  • CLOQUET, a city of Carlton county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the St Louis river, 28 m.

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  • - Schleswig-Holstein, Minnesota, Illinois, Louisiana.

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  • The surface drifts of the greater part of the state, which are almost wholly of glacial origin, have provided Minnesota with a remarkably fertile soil.

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  • The principal industry of Minnesota is agriculture.

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  • Seven navigable rivers within or on the borders of the state - the Red River of the north, the Red Lake River, Rainy River, the Minnesota, the Mississippi, the St Croix and the St Louis 1 - give facilities for transport by water that exert an important competing influence on freight charges; and at the " Head of the Lakes " (Duluth-Superior) many lines of steamships on the Great Lakes, providing direct or indirect connexion with the Eastern and Southern states, make that port in respect to tonnage the first in the United States.

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  • Consult also Minnesota in the' Civil and Indian Wars, 1861-1865 (2 vols., St Paul, 1890-1893).

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  • Neill's Concise History of Minnesota (Minneapolis, 1887); and T.

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  • - Schleswig-Holstein, Minnesota, Illinois, Louisiana.

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  • Neill's Concise History of Minnesota (Minneapolis, 1887); and T.

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  • MINNESOTA, a North Central State of the United States of America.

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  • Only in the valleys of the Red, Minnesota and Mississippi rivers does the elevation fall below 800 ft.

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  • Only in the valleys of the Red, Minnesota and Mississippi rivers does the elevation fall below 800 ft.

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  • corner of Minnesota.

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  • Its two principal tributaries are the St Croix and the Minnesota.

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  • Glacial action determined the direction and character of the rivers, made numerous swamps, and, by scouring out rock basins, damming rivers and leaving morainal hollows, determined the character and formation of the lakes, of which Minnesota has upwards of io,000, a number probably exceeding that of any other state in the Union.

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  • The most interesting feature of the glacial epoch is the extinct Lake Agassiz, which the receding ice of the later glacial period left in the Red River Valley of Minnesota,.

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  • This lake drained southward into the Gulf of Mexico via the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers, until the ice sheet which had prevented its natural drainage to the north had melted sufficiently to allow it to be drained off into Hudson Bay by way of the Nelson River.

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  • Minnesota ranked third among the states of the Union in 1900 in the production of lumber, but in 1905 was fifth, the supply having diminished and the industry having been developed in the states of Washington and Louisiana.

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  • Minnesota has the characteristic climate of the North Central group of states, with a low mean annual temperature, a notably rarefied atmosphere that results in an almost complete absence of damp foggy weather, and an unusual dryness which during the rather long winters considerably neutralizes the excessive cold.

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  • This soil prevails throughout the southern counties and the Minnesota and Red River valleys, in which sections cereal crops predominate.

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  • Minnesota ranked first among the states in 1902 in the production of iron ore.

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  • Since that date the development of iron mining in Minnesota has been remarkable, and the increase both in volume and value of the output has been practically uninterrupted.

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  • Geographically the wheat-raising area extends across the entire south of the state - the Minnesota Valley and the Red River Valley - the rich glacial loam of which renders it one of the most productive wheat regions in the world.

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  • The extraordinary numbers of utilizable water-powers, the unusual transport facilities affording ample means of reaching the great markets, and finally the proximity to the raw materials of manufacture, have made Minnesota of great importance as a manufacturing state.

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  • The wonderful development of Minnesota as a flour-producing state began with the introduction of improved roller processes after 1870.

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  • Expenditures from the fund known as " The Internal Improvement Land Fund," derived from the sale of state lands, can be made only after the enactment for that purpose has been approved by the voters of the state; in 1881 the legislature, and in 1884 the popular vote, pledged the proceeds of this fund to the payment of Minnesota state railway adjustment bonds.

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  • The grounds for an absolute divorce in Minnesota are adultery, impotence, cruel and inhuman treatment, sentence to state prison or state reformatory subsequent to the marriage, desertion or habitual drunkenness for one year next preceding the application for a divorce.

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  • The university of Minnesota at Minneapolis was projected by the Territorial Legislature of 1851.

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  • Other higher educational institutions in Minnesota are Hamline University (Methodist Episcopal), with a college of liberal arts at St Paul, and a college of medicine at Minneapolis; Macalester College (Presbyterian) at St Paul; Augsburg Seminary (Lutheran) at Minneapolis; Carleton College (non-sectarian, founded in 1866) and St Olaf College (Lutheran, founded in 1874) at Northfield; Gustavus Adolphus College (Lutheran) at St Peter; Parker College (Free Baptist, 1888) at Winnebago City; St John's University (Roman Catholic) at Collegeville, Stearns county; and Albert Lea College for women (Presbyterian, founded 1884) at Albert Lea.

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  • The first European visitors to the territory now embraced in the state of Minnesota found it divided between two powerful Indian tribes, the Ojibways or Chippewas, who occupied the heavily wooded northern portion and the region along the Mississippi river, and the Sioux or Dakotas, who made their homes on the more open rolling country in the south and west and in the valley of the Minnesota.

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  • Pike led an exploring expedition as far north as Leech Lake and took formal possession of the Minnesota region for the United States.

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  • square at the mouth of the St Croix River and another containing about 100,000 acres at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers.

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  • In 1823 extensive explorations of the Minnesota and Red River valleys were conducted by Major Stephen Harriman Long (1784-1864), and subsequently (1834-1836) knowledge of the region was extended by the investigations of the artist George Catlin (1796-1872), the topographer George William Featherstonhaugh (1780-1866), and the geologist Jean Nicholas Nicollett (1786-1843).

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  • On the erection of Wisconsin Territory in 1836 the whole of Minnesota, which then extended westward to the Missouri river, was incorporated with it, but on the erection of Iowa Territory in 1838 Minnesota was divided and the part west of the Mississippi became a part of Iowa Territory.

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  • Governors Of Minnesota.

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  • Of the many interesting and valuable narratives and descriptions of Minnesota.

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  • Keating, Narrative of an Expedition to the Sources of the St Peter (Minnesota) River, Lake Winnepeek, Lake of the Woods, &c....

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  • Featherstonhaugh, A Canoe Voyage up the Minnay Sotor (2 vols., London, 1847); Laurence Oliphant, Minnesota and the Far West (Edinburgh, 1855); and Frederika Bremer, The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America (2 vols., New York, 1864).

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  • Seymour, Sketches of Minnesota, the New, England of the West (New York, 1850); J.

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  • Wesley Bond, Minnesota and its Resources (New York, 1853); C. A.

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  • Andrews, Minnesota and Dacotah (Washington, 1857); and C. E.

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  • Flandreau, The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier (St Paul, 1901).

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  • The Collections of the Minnesota State Historical Society contain much valuable material on the history of the state, notably E.

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  • Neill's " French Voyageurs to Minnesota during the Seventeenth Century " (1872); E.

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  • Moran's " How Minnesota became a State " (1898); H.

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  • Moss's " Last Days of Wisconsin Territory and Early Days of Minnesota Territory " (1898);.

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  • Flandreau's " Reminiscences of Minnesota during the Territorial Period " (1901); C. D.

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  • Gilfillan's " Early Political History of Minnesota " (1901); and James H.

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  • Baker's Lives of the Governors of Minnesota (1908).

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  • Murch, A History' of the Great Massacre by the Sioux Indians in Minnesota (Cincinnati„ 1864); and S.

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  • Kirk's Illustrated History of Minnesota (St Paul, 1887) may also be consulted.

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  • McVey, The Government of Minnesota: XVIII.

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  • 18 a (New York, 1901); Sanford Niles, History and Civil Government of Minnesota (Chicago, 1897); and the Legislative Manual, published biennially by the state at St Paul.

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  • NORTHFIELD, a city of Rice county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the Cannon river, about 35 m.

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  • Northfield has a public library and the Minnesota Odd Fellows' Widows and Orphans Asylum.

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  • the steam frigates "Minnesota," and "Roanoke," the sailing frigate "St Lawrence," and several gun-boats, anchored off Fortress Monroe.

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  • The Federal steam frigates, "Roanoke," "St Lawrence" and "Minnesota" had all gone aground in their trip from Old Point Comfort toward the scene of battle, and only the "Minnesota" was near enough (about i m.) to take any part in the fight.

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  • John Lorimer Worden (1818-1897), had left New York on the morning of the 6th of March; after a dangerous passage in which she twice narrowly escaped sinking, she arrived at Hampton Roads during the night of the 8th, and early in the morning of the 9th anchored near the "Minnesota."

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  • When the "Merrimac" advanced to attack the "Minnesota," the "Monitor" went out to meet her, and the battle between the iron-clads began about 9 a.m.

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  • v., Minnesota Historical Society's Collections; G.

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  • ALBERT LEA, a city and the county-seat of Freeborn county, Minnesota, U.S.A., about 97 m.

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  • He died at Mankato, Minnesota, on the 13th of January 1885.

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  • by Minnesota, E.

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  • Among the lesser manufactures are lumber and timber products (value in 1905, $5,610,772), most of the raw material being floated down on rafts from Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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  • by Minnesota and Iowa; S.

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  • 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.

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  • It forms the divide between the headwaters of the Minnesota river on the east and of the James river on the west.

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  • The Minnesota river has its source in the north-east, and the Big Stone Lake, a body of water about 25 m.

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  • The figures for inhabitants born in the United States but not within the state show a preponderance of immigration from neighbouring states, there being, in 1900, 31,047 natives of Iowa, 24,995 natives of Wisconsin, 18,565 of Minnesota and 16,145 of Illinois, out of a total of 313,062.

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  • The eastern section was successively a part of the territories of Michigan 1834-1836, Wisconsin 1836 - 1838, Iowa1838-1849and Minnesota 1849-1858, and the western section a part of the territory of Nebraska 1854 - 1861.

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  • 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.

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  • by Minnesota, from which it is separated by the Red river (or Red river of the North).

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  • 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.

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  • Long, commanding an exploring expedition to the Minnesota and Red rivers, reached Fort Daer in 1823, he found there about six hundred persons, a few being Scotch, but the greater part being half-breeds.

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  • of the Missouri river was included in the newly organized Territory of Michigan, and became successively a part of Wisconsin Territory in 1836, of Iowa Territory in 1838, and of Minnesota Territory in 1849.

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  • After Minnesota entered the Union, in 1858, the country between the Red and the Missouri rivers had no Territorial government for three years, but the inhabitants formed a provisional government.

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  • In 1862 the Indians began a series of bloody massacres along the frontiers of Minnesota and Dakota.

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  • Annual Report for 1872, containing The Physical Geography and Agricultural Resources of Minnesota, Dakota and Nebraska (Washington, 1873), by Cyrus Thomas; publications by the U.S. Geological Survey (consult the bibliographies in Bulletins, Nos.

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  • 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.

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  • The existing Federal navy of 1861 already included some large and powerful modern vessels, such as the "Minnesota" and "Powhatan."

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  • It is of greater altitude (Mt Marcy 5344 ft.) and of much greater relief than the Superior Oldland; its heights decrease gradually to the north, west and south, where it is unconformably overlapped by Palaeozoic strata like those of Minnesota and Wisconsin; it is of more broken structure and form on.

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  • 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.

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  • The outlet of this glacial lake, called river Warren, eroded a large channel in which the Minnesota river, of to-day is an evident misfit.

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  • South-western Wisconsin and parts of the adjacent states of Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota are known as the driftless area, because, although bordered by drift sheets and moraines, it is free from glacial deposits.

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  • Its sources are in the morainic lakes in northern Minnesota; Lake Itasca being only one of many glacial lakes which supply the headwater branches of the great river.

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  • The course of the Mississippi through Minnesota is largely guided by the form of the drift cover.

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  • It appears in the cores of some of the western mountains, in some of the deep canyons of the west, as in the Grand Canyon of the Colorado in northern Arizona, and over considerable areas in northern Wiscpnsin and Minnesota, in New England and the piedmont plateau east of the Appalachian Mountains, and in a few other situations.

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  • I.ocally the Archean contains iron ore, as in the Vermilion district of northern Minnesota, and at some points in Ontario.- The ore is mostly in the form of haematite.

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  • Iron ore occurs in the sedimentary part of the Huronian, especially in Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Canada.

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  • 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.

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  • New York and Pennsylvania, the north-east corner of Ohio, most of the lower peninsula of Michigan, nearly all of Wisconsin, more than half of Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, north-eastern South Dakota, and the greater part of the Appalachian Mountains from Pennsylvania to Georgia.

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  • The grizzly bear, cougar, coyote, prairie dog and antelope are still found in several of the Western states, and the grey wolf is common in the West and in northern Minnesota, \Visconsin and Michigan.

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  • The iron-producing area of the country may be divided, with regard to natural geographic, historic and trade considerations, into four districts: (1) the Lake Superior district, embracing the states of Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin; (2) the southern district, embracing the triangle tipped by Texas, Maryland and Georgia; (3) the northern district, embracing the triangle tipped by Ohio, New Jersey and Massachusetts, plus the states of Iowa and Missouri; (4) the western district, which includes the states of the Rocky Mountain region and Pacific coast.

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  • Minnesota alone produces more than half of the same total, having multiplied her product since 1889 by more than 33 times.

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  • In 1907 the product of Minnesota (28,969,658 long tons) was greater than that of Germany (with Luxemburg), and nearly twice the production of Great Britain.

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  • Delaware with 17 senators and 35 representatives, has the smallest; Minnesota, with 63 senators, has the largest Senate; and New Hampshire (a small state) has, with its 390 representatives, the largest House.

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  • In another group Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, the two Dakotasthe town meeting reappears, though in a less primitive and less perfect form.

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  • Cook (1905), of Minnesota by F.

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  • Of these one, consisting of sisters of the third order of St Francis, called the Congregation of Our Lady of Lourdes (founded 1877), has its headquarters in Rochester, Minnesota.

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  • 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.

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  • Speaking broadly, the Kansas or Minnesota farmer's wheat does not have to pay for carriage to Liverpool more than 2S.

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  • LITTLE FALLS, a city and the county-seat of Morrison county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on both banks of the Mississippi river, about 88 m.

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  • A public park extending from the James to the heart of the city, a deep, spacious and well-protected harbour, a large shipbuilding yard with three immense dry docks, and two large grain elevators of 2,000,000 bushels capacity, are among the most prominent features; at the shipbuilding yard various United States battleships, including the "Kearsarge," "Kentucky," "Illinois," "Missouri," "Louisiana," "Minnesota," "Virginia" and "West Virginia," were constructed, as well as cruisers, gun-boats, merchant vessels, ferry-boats and submarines.

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  • For ten years the hamlet grew - though very slowly, it being more than four hundred miles from St Paul, the nearest town in Minnesota, to the south.

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  • The labour unions took advantage of this trouble to force Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Colorado and several other states to pass anti-Pinkerton statutes making it illegal to import irresponsible armed men from a distance to quell local disturbances.

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  • Aurora is served by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, the Chicago & North-Western, the EIgin, Joliet & Eastern, and the Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota railways, and is connected with Chicago by an electric line.

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  • The Church was also represented in Minnesota, S.

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  • There were 2990 in Iowa, 2392 in New Jersey, 2332 in Illinois, and smaller numbers in Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, S.

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  • ROCHESTER, a city and the county-seat of Olmsted county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the Zumbro river, about 70 m.

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  • Bishop Whipple of Minnesota was justly called the Apostle of the Indians, so far as the work of the American Episcopal Church was concerned.

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  • Dakota, Minnesota, District of Columbia, Oregon, Massachusetts, Tennessee, California, Colorado, Arkansas and Oklahoma.

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  • 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.

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  • ONTARIO, a province of Canada, having the province of Quebec to the E., the states of New York, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota to the S., Manitoba to the W., and the district of Keewatin with James Bay to the N.

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  • In most cases the actual boundary consists of rivers or lakes, the Ottawa to the north-east, the St Lawrence and its chain of lakes and rivers to the south as far as Pigeon river, which separates Ontario from Minnesota.

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  • From this a canoe route over small rivers and lakes leads to the Lake-of-the-Woods, which lies between Ontario, Minnesota and Manitoba; and English and Albany rivers with various lakes carry the boundary to James Bay.

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  • Iron ores have been discovered in many places in connexion with the "iron formation" of the Keewatin, but nowhere in amounts comparable with those of the same formation in Michigan and Minnesota.

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  • Wool in Chihuahua, and under General Winfield Scott in the southern campaign; he was breveted major-general for gallantry at Cerro Gordo, where he was severely wounded, and he was again wounded at Chapultepec. In1849-1855he was a United States senator from Illinois; and in1858-1859was a senator from Minnesota.

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  • part of the Green Bay peninsula, a considerable part of Michigan, and all of Minnesota E.

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  • FERGUS FALLS, a city and the county-seat of Otter Tail county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the Red river, 170 m.

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  • of Minneapolis and St Paul, on Superior, St Louis and Allouez bays at the head of Lake Superior, and directly opposite Duluth, Minnesota, with which it is connected by ferry and by railway and road bridges.

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  • The harbour, which has been improved by the Federal government, is formed by two narrow strips of sandy land, known as Minnesota and Wisconsin Points, which extend several miles across the head of the lake from the Minnesota and Wisconsin shores respectively and almost meet in the centre.

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  • The proprietors secured in 1856 the construction of a military road to St Paul, Minnesota, 160 m.

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  • of St Paul, Minnesota, on the Red Cedar river.

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  • - Physiographically the history of the state is similar to that of Minnesota.

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  • The annual product steadily increased from 3000 long tons in 1854 to 11,830,342 in 1907; from 1890 to 1901 Michigan ranked first in the union as an ironproducing state, but after 1901 its product was exceeded by that of Minnesota.

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  • HIBBING, a village of St Louis county, Minnesota, U.S.A., 75 M.

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  • by the state of Minnesota, and S.

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  • (819,920 acres) 3 by the state at the rate of sixty cents an acre on the understanding that all profits, in excess of the purchase money, should constitute a separate endowment fund to which the restrictions in the Morrill Act should not apply; and in 1866-1867 he " located " 512,000 acres in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Kansas.

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  • The result of the election was doubtful until a full count had been made, and eventually hinged upon Minnesota and California, normally Republican states.

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  • Hughes carried Minnesota by a few hundred votes but lost California by a few thousand.

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  • In 1800 it was divided, and from its western part (including the present states of Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin, the north-east part of Minnesota, and a large part - from 1803 to 1805 all - of the present state of Michigan) Indiana Territory was erected, with General William Henry Harrison - who had been secretary of the North-West Territory since 1798 - as its first governor, and with Vincennes as the seat of government.

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  • In 1899 the wheat crop was 38,778,450 bushels, being less than that of Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio or South Dakota.

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  • In 1909 it was 87,203,000 bushels (less than the crops of either Minnesota or North Dakota).

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  • The hard varieties rank in the flour market with the finest Minnesota wheat.

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  • by Minnesota and Iowa, and on the S.

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  • The greater part of the western boundary separating the state from Minnesota and Iowa consists of the Mississippi and St Croix rivers flowing S.

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  • The crop of oats was 79,800,000 bushels (raised on 2,280,000 acres and valued at $31,122,000) in 1909; of Indian corn, 50,589,000 bushels (raised on 1,533,000 acres and valued at $3 0, 353, 000); of barley, 24,248,000 bushels (raised on 866,000 acres and valued at $13,579,000 - a crop exceeded only by that of California and that of Minnesota), of wheat, 3,484,000 bushels (raised on 179,000 acres and valued at $3,345, 000); of rye,4,727,000bushels (raised on290,000acresandvalued at $3,214,000 - a crop exceeded only by that of Pennsylvania and that of Michigan); and of buckwheat,221,000 bushels (grown on 18,000 acres and valued at $172,000).

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  • Freshwater pearls are found in many of the streams; and in 1907 and 1908 Wisconsin ranked first among the states in the value of mineral waters sold, with a value of $1,526,703 in 1907 and $1,413,107 in 1908, although in both years the quantity sold in Wisconsin was less than in Minnesota or in New York.

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  • 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.'

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  • of the Mississippi, which include St Paul, part of Minneapolis and Duluth, was cut off from Wisconsin on her admission to the Union to form with other land farther west the new Territory of Minnesota.

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  • RED WING, a city and the county seat of Goodhue county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the W.

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  • Red Wing is the seat of the Lutheran Ladies' Seminary (1894) and the Red Wing Theological Seminary (Lutheran, 1885), and in the vicinity is the State Training School for Boys and Girls, originally the Minnesota State Reform School.

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  • MANKATO, a city and the county-seat of Blue Earth county, Minnesota, U.S.A., at the southern bend of the Minnesota river, where it is joined by the Blue Earth about 86 m.

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  • 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.

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  • The "blue stem" or the "Scotch-Fife" are native varieties of the latter kind grown in Minnesota and the two Dakotas.

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  • Of this, Minnesota and the two Dakotas alone produced 200,000,000 bushels.

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  • In states like New York and Pennsylvania, which are much broken up by hills and mountains, and have already a large population, it is probable that the land available for wheat cultivation is now nearly all taken up, although they still have 30% of unimproved land in farms. In the great states of Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota and the Dakotas there is still 40 to 50% of unimproved land in farms. There are few mountains and hills in these States, and there is still room in them for a large population.

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  • 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.

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  • He ardently supported the policy of making Federal appropriations (of land, but not of money) for internal improvements of a national character, being a prominent advocate of the construction, by government aid, of a trans-continental railway, and the chief promoter (1850) of the Illinois Central; in 1854 he suggested that Congress should impose tonnage duties from which towns and cities might themselves pay for harbour improvement, &c. To him as chairman of the committee on territories, at first in the House, and then in the Senate, of which he became a member in December 1847, it fell to introduce the bills for admitting Texas, Florida, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, California and Oregon into the Union, and for organizing the territories of Minnesota, Oregon, New Mexico, Utah, Washington, Kansas and Nebraska.

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  • MINNEAPOLIS, the largest city of Minnesota, U.S.A., and the county-seat of Hennepin county, situated on both banks of the Mississippi river at the Falls of St Anthony and immediately above St Paul.

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  • It has also three terminal switching lines and the belt line of the Minnesota Transfer Company, serving both Minneapolis and St Paul.

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  • Adjoining Minnehaha Park are the grounds (51 acres, given to the state by the city) and buildings of the Minnesota state soldiers' home (1887); and 2 m.

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  • The court-house and city-hall, constructed of red Minnesota granite and completed in 1902 at a cost of about $3,500,000, is one of the finest municipal buildings in America.

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  • Minneapolis is the see of a Protestant Episcopal bishopric. On the east side of the river are the buildings of the university of Minnesota (q.v.).

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  • In Minneapolis are the Minneapolis College of Physicians and Surgeons (1883), the medical school of Hamline University; Augsburg Seminary (Norwegian Lutheran, 1869), the United Church Seminary (1890), the Minnesota College (Swedish, 1905), the Minneapolis Normal School for Kindergartners, the Froebellian Kindergarten Normal School, Graham Hall and Stanley Hall, the Minneapolis School of Music, Oratory and Dramatic Art, and the Northwestern Conservatory of Music. Between Minneapolis and St Paul are the main buildings of Hamline University (Methodist Episcopal, co-educational, 1854).

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  • The public library (more than 180,000 volumes in 1908) grew out of a private library, the Athenaeum (1860), was reorganized by Herbert Putnam (librarian from 1887 to 1891), and has several branches, the most notable of which is the Pillsbury Library (1904) on the east side; in its main building (Hennepin Avenue and roth Street) are the offices of the Minnesota Academy of Natural Sciences (1873), which, with the Society of Fine Arts, assisted in erecting the building in 1884.

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  • 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.

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  • As a decorative artist his work may be seen at Trinity Church, Boston; the Bank of Pittsburg; and the Capitol at St Paul, Minnesota.

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  • He was a Methodist circuit rider and pastor in Indiana and Minnesota (18J7-1866); associate editor (1866-1867) of The Little Corporal, Chicago; editor of The National Sunday School Teacher, Chicago (1867-1870); literary editor and later editor-in-chief of The Independent, New York (1870-1871); and editor of Hearth and Home in 1871-1872.

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  • Troubles behind, Maggie reaches Minnesota's southern border, two hours from her new home.

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  • Johnny Campbell lead the first cheerleaders at a Minnesota University American football game on November 2, 1898.

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  • congressmane, the Republican Congressmen for Minnesota who is a retired marine colonel, was briefed on the findings.

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  • depicted in this film took place in Minnesota in 1987.

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  • With links in the United States, volume plans to establish a footing in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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  • In the early 1990's, I was working as a precision machinist and toolmaker for a manufacturing firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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  • Only washington minnesota baychang's petition challenged seen from players to for additional.

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  • He represented the former owner of a secondary lead smelter in one of the first actions filed in Minnesota under the federal Superfund law.

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  • In North America he conducts the symphony orchestras of San Francisco, Toronto, Washington DC, St. Louis, Indianapolis and Minnesota.

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  • Despite efforts to remove the Minnesota trial transcripts from the net, Putnam Pit has made them available.

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  • EVELETH, a city of St Louis county, Minnesota, U.S.A., about 71 m.

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  • Before that time the St Paul had been a great local railway, operating primarily in the Dakotas, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois; but by the construction of a long arm from the Missouri river to Spokane, Seattle and Tacoma, it became a transcontinental line of the first importance, avoiding the mistakes of earlier railway builders by securing a line with easy gradients through the most favourable regions.

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  • AUSTIN, a city and the county-seat of Mower county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the Red Cedar river and Turtle creek, (by rail) 105 m.

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  • Austin is the seat of the Southern Minnesota Normal College and Austin School of Commerce (1896), and has a Carnegie library, court house and city hall.

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  • CLOQUET, a city of Carlton county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the St Louis river, 28 m.

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  • corner of Minnesota.

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  • Shropshire, Wales, Bohemia, Sweden, Esthonia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, New York, Pennsylvania [?], Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, New Mexico, New Caledonia.

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  • MINNESOTA, a North Central State of the United States of America.

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  • Its two principal tributaries are the St Croix and the Minnesota.

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  • (about 50 being navigable) formed the boundary between Wisconsin and Minnesota, enters the Mississippi at Hastings; the second, rising in Big Stone Lake on the western border, but 1 m.

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  • Glacial action determined the direction and character of the rivers, made numerous swamps, and, by scouring out rock basins, damming rivers and leaving morainal hollows, determined the character and formation of the lakes, of which Minnesota has upwards of io,000, a number probably exceeding that of any other state in the Union.

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  • The most interesting feature of the glacial epoch is the extinct Lake Agassiz, which the receding ice of the later glacial period left in the Red River Valley of Minnesota,.

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  • This lake drained southward into the Gulf of Mexico via the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers, until the ice sheet which had prevented its natural drainage to the north had melted sufficiently to allow it to be drained off into Hudson Bay by way of the Nelson River.

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  • Minnesota ranked third among the states of the Union in 1900 in the production of lumber, but in 1905 was fifth, the supply having diminished and the industry having been developed in the states of Washington and Louisiana.

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  • Minnesota has the characteristic climate of the North Central group of states, with a low mean annual temperature, a notably rarefied atmosphere that results in an almost complete absence of damp foggy weather, and an unusual dryness which during the rather long winters considerably neutralizes the excessive cold.

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  • The surface drifts of the greater part of the state, which are almost wholly of glacial origin, have provided Minnesota with a remarkably fertile soil.

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  • This soil prevails throughout the southern counties and the Minnesota and Red River valleys, in which sections cereal crops predominate.

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  • Minnesota ranked first among the states in 1902 in the production of iron ore.

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  • The principal industry of Minnesota is agriculture.

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  • Geographically the wheat-raising area extends across the entire south of the state - the Minnesota Valley and the Red River Valley - the rich glacial loam of which renders it one of the most productive wheat regions in the world.

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  • The extraordinary numbers of utilizable water-powers, the unusual transport facilities affording ample means of reaching the great markets, and finally the proximity to the raw materials of manufacture, have made Minnesota of great importance as a manufacturing state.

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  • Minneapolis is the chief flour-making centre of the world, and the cities at the " Head of the Lakes " (Duluth, Minnesota, and Superior, Wisconsin, considered industrially as one place) constitute the second largest centre.

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  • As compared with other states of the Union Minnesota ranked third in 1900 and fifth in 1905 in lumber; sixth in 1900 and fifth in 1905 in cheese, butter and condensed milk; eighth in 1900 and in 1905 in agricultural implements; and fourteenth in 1900 and eighth in 1905 in planing-mill products.

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  • For an inland state Minnesota is exceptionally well situated to play a chief part in the commercial life of the country, and various causes combine to make it important in respect to its interstate and foreign trade.

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  • Seven navigable rivers within or on the borders of the state - the Red River of the north, the Red Lake River, Rainy River, the Minnesota, the Mississippi, the St Croix and the St Louis 1 - give facilities for transport by water that exert an important competing influence on freight charges; and at the " Head of the Lakes " (Duluth-Superior) many lines of steamships on the Great Lakes, providing direct or indirect connexion with the Eastern and Southern states, make that port in respect to tonnage the first in the United States.

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  • provided with transport facilities, which renders its cities the principal distributing centres both for the entire Northwest for coal shipped via the Great Lakes, and also for the eastern and middle Western states for the great staples, wheat and lumber, derived either from Minnesota itself or by means of its great transcontinental railways from the neighbouring Northwestern states and Canadian provinces.

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  • The population of Minnesota at the first Federal census (1860) after its admission into the Union was 172,023, and by the succeeding Federal enumerations it was (1870), 439,706; (1880), 780,773; (1890), 1,301,826, excluding Indians (10,096); (1900), 1,751,3 9 4; (1910) 2,075,708.2 Of the total population in 1900, 932,490, or 53.2%, were males, and 818,904, or 46.8%, females; 1,246,076 were native-born; 505,3 1 8, or 28.9%, were foreign-born, and 1,312,019 were of foreign parentage (i.e.

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  • Expenditures from the fund known as " The Internal Improvement Land Fund," derived from the sale of state lands, can be made only after the enactment for that purpose has been approved by the voters of the state; in 1881 the legislature, and in 1884 the popular vote, pledged the proceeds of this fund to the payment of Minnesota state railway adjustment bonds.

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  • The grounds for an absolute divorce in Minnesota are adultery, impotence, cruel and inhuman treatment, sentence to state prison or state reformatory subsequent to the marriage, desertion or habitual drunkenness for one year next preceding the application for a divorce.

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  • The charitable and correctional institutions of Minnesota have been since 1901 under the supervision of a State Board of Control consisting of three paid members appointed by the governor and serving for terms of six years; this board supplanted an unpaid Board of Corrections and Charities established in 1883, and the boards of managers of separate institutions (except the schools for the deaf and the blind at Faribault, and the state public school at Owatonna) and of groups of institutions were abolished.

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  • The state institutions consist of state hospitals for the insane at St Peter (1866), at Rochester (1877), established originally as a state inebriate asylum under a law taxing liquor dealers for that purpose, which was subsequently held to be unconstitutional, at Fergus Falls (1887), at Anoka (1900) and at Hastings (1900); the state institute for defectives at Faribault, consisting of the schools for the deaf (1863), blind (1874) and feeble-minded (1879); the state public school for dependent and neglected children at Owatonna (1886); a sanatorium for consumptives at Walker; a hospital for indigent, crippled or deformed children (1907) at St Paul; the state training school for boys near Red Wing; a similar industrial school for girls (established separately in 1907) at Sauk Center; the state reformatory at St Cloud (1887), intermediate between the training school and the state prison, for first offenders between the ages of sixteen and thirty years, in which indeterminate sentences and a parole system are in operation; the state prison at Stillwater (1851), in which there is a parole system and a graded system of diminution of sentence for good conduct, and in which, up to 1895, prisoners were leased under contract (especially to the Minnesota Thresher Company), and since 1895 have been employed in the manufacture of shoes and of binding twine, and in providing for the needs of the prison population; and the state soldiers home occupying fifty-one acres adjoining Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis.

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  • The university of Minnesota at Minneapolis was projected by the Territorial Legislature of 1851.

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  • 1834), who graduated at Yale College in 1857 and at Yale Law School in 1859, and was professor of rhetoric and English literature at Yale from 1863 until 1884, when he became president of the university of Minnesota.

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  • Other higher educational institutions in Minnesota are Hamline University (Methodist Episcopal), with a college of liberal arts at St Paul, and a college of medicine at Minneapolis; Macalester College (Presbyterian) at St Paul; Augsburg Seminary (Lutheran) at Minneapolis; Carleton College (non-sectarian, founded in 1866) and St Olaf College (Lutheran, founded in 1874) at Northfield; Gustavus Adolphus College (Lutheran) at St Peter; Parker College (Free Baptist, 1888) at Winnebago City; St John's University (Roman Catholic) at Collegeville, Stearns county; and Albert Lea College for women (Presbyterian, founded 1884) at Albert Lea.

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  • The first European visitors to the territory now embraced in the state of Minnesota found it divided between two powerful Indian tribes, the Ojibways or Chippewas, who occupied the heavily wooded northern portion and the region along the Mississippi river, and the Sioux or Dakotas, who made their homes on the more open rolling country in the south and west and in the valley of the Minnesota.

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  • Pike led an exploring expedition as far north as Leech Lake and took formal possession of the Minnesota region for the United States.

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  • square at the mouth of the St Croix River and another containing about 100,000 acres at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers.

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  • In 1823 extensive explorations of the Minnesota and Red River valleys were conducted by Major Stephen Harriman Long (1784-1864), and subsequently (1834-1836) knowledge of the region was extended by the investigations of the artist George Catlin (1796-1872), the topographer George William Featherstonhaugh (1780-1866), and the geologist Jean Nicholas Nicollett (1786-1843).

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  • On the erection of Wisconsin Territory in 1836 the whole of Minnesota, which then extended westward to the Missouri river, was incorporated with it, but on the erection of Iowa Territory in 1838 Minnesota was divided and the part west of the Mississippi became a part of Iowa Territory.

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  • This situation did not last long, however, for on the 3rd of March 1849 the bill organizing the territory of Minnesota was passed, and on the 19th President Zachary Taylor appointed Alexander Ramsey of Pennsylvania the first territorial governor.

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  • Minnesota furnished more than 25,000 troops for the Federal armies during the Civil War.

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  • Featherstonhaugh, A Canoe Voyage up the Minnay Sotor (2 vols., London, 1847); Laurence Oliphant, Minnesota and the Far West (Edinburgh, 1855); and Frederika Bremer, The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America (2 vols., New York, 1864).

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  • Seymour, Sketches of Minnesota, the New, England of the West (New York, 1850); J.

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  • Consult also Minnesota in the' Civil and Indian Wars, 1861-1865 (2 vols., St Paul, 1890-1893).

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  • NORTHFIELD, a city of Rice county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the Cannon river, about 35 m.

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  • the steam frigates "Minnesota," and "Roanoke," the sailing frigate "St Lawrence," and several gun-boats, anchored off Fortress Monroe.

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  • The Federal steam frigates, "Roanoke," "St Lawrence" and "Minnesota" had all gone aground in their trip from Old Point Comfort toward the scene of battle, and only the "Minnesota" was near enough (about i m.) to take any part in the fight.

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  • John Lorimer Worden (1818-1897), had left New York on the morning of the 6th of March; after a dangerous passage in which she twice narrowly escaped sinking, she arrived at Hampton Roads during the night of the 8th, and early in the morning of the 9th anchored near the "Minnesota."

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  • When the "Merrimac" advanced to attack the "Minnesota," the "Monitor" went out to meet her, and the battle between the iron-clads began about 9 a.m.

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  • by Minnesota, E.

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  • Among the lesser manufactures are lumber and timber products (value in 1905, $5,610,772), most of the raw material being floated down on rafts from Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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  • 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.

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  • It forms the divide between the headwaters of the Minnesota river on the east and of the James river on the west.

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  • The Minnesota river has its source in the north-east, and the Big Stone Lake, a body of water about 25 m.

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  • The figures for inhabitants born in the United States but not within the state show a preponderance of immigration from neighbouring states, there being, in 1900, 31,047 natives of Iowa, 24,995 natives of Wisconsin, 18,565 of Minnesota and 16,145 of Illinois, out of a total of 313,062.

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  • The eastern section was successively a part of the territories of Michigan 1834-1836, Wisconsin 1836 - 1838, Iowa1838-1849and Minnesota 1849-1858, and the western section a part of the territory of Nebraska 1854 - 1861.

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  • by Minnesota, from which it is separated by the Red river (or Red river of the North).

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  • 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.

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  • Long, commanding an exploring expedition to the Minnesota and Red rivers, reached Fort Daer in 1823, he found there about six hundred persons, a few being Scotch, but the greater part being half-breeds.

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  • After Minnesota entered the Union, in 1858, the country between the Red and the Missouri rivers had no Territorial government for three years, but the inhabitants formed a provisional government.

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  • In 1862 the Indians began a series of bloody massacres along the frontiers of Minnesota and Dakota.

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  • The existing Federal navy of 1861 already included some large and powerful modern vessels, such as the "Minnesota" and "Powhatan."

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  • At the same time there were 124,561 natives of New Hampshire numbered among the inhabitants of other states, principally Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, New York, Illinois, California, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, Kansas and Nebraska, and to induce these to return for a holiday season to their native state the " Old Home Week" festival, now held throughout New England, was planned in 1899 by Frank West Rollins (b.

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  • It is of greater altitude (Mt Marcy 5344 ft.) and of much greater relief than the Superior Oldland; its heights decrease gradually to the north, west and south, where it is unconformably overlapped by Palaeozoic strata like those of Minnesota and Wisconsin; it is of more broken structure and form on.

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  • 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.

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  • The outlet of this glacial lake, called river Warren, eroded a large channel in which the Minnesota river, of to-day is an evident misfit.

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  • I.ocally the Archean contains iron ore, as in the Vermilion district of northern Minnesota, and at some points in Ontario.- The ore is mostly in the form of haematite.

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  • 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.

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  • The grizzly bear, cougar, coyote, prairie dog and antelope are still found in several of the Western states, and the grey wolf is common in the West and in northern Minnesota, \Visconsin and Michigan.

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  • The iron-producing area of the country may be divided, with regard to natural geographic, historic and trade considerations, into four districts: (1) the Lake Superior district, embracing the states of Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin; (2) the southern district, embracing the triangle tipped by Texas, Maryland and Georgia; (3) the northern district, embracing the triangle tipped by Ohio, New Jersey and Massachusetts, plus the states of Iowa and Missouri; (4) the western district, which includes the states of the Rocky Mountain region and Pacific coast.

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  • Minnesota alone produces more than half of the same total, having multiplied her product since 1889 by more than 33 times.

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  • In 1907 the product of Minnesota (28,969,658 long tons) was greater than that of Germany (with Luxemburg), and nearly twice the production of Great Britain.

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  • Delaware with 17 senators and 35 representatives, has the smallest; Minnesota, with 63 senators, has the largest Senate; and New Hampshire (a small state) has, with its 390 representatives, the largest House.

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  • In another group Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, the two Dakotasthe town meeting reappears, though in a less primitive and less perfect form.

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  • Of these one, consisting of sisters of the third order of St Francis, called the Congregation of Our Lady of Lourdes (founded 1877), has its headquarters in Rochester, Minnesota.

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  • 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.

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  • Speaking broadly, the Kansas or Minnesota farmer's wheat does not have to pay for carriage to Liverpool more than 2S.

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  • LITTLE FALLS, a city and the county-seat of Morrison county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on both banks of the Mississippi river, about 88 m.

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  • For ten years the hamlet grew - though very slowly, it being more than four hundred miles from St Paul, the nearest town in Minnesota, to the south.

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  • The labour unions took advantage of this trouble to force Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Colorado and several other states to pass anti-Pinkerton statutes making it illegal to import irresponsible armed men from a distance to quell local disturbances.

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  • Aurora is served by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, the Chicago & North-Western, the EIgin, Joliet & Eastern, and the Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota railways, and is connected with Chicago by an electric line.

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  • The Church was also represented in Minnesota, S.

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  • ROCHESTER, a city and the county-seat of Olmsted county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the Zumbro river, about 70 m.

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  • Bishop Whipple of Minnesota was justly called the Apostle of the Indians, so far as the work of the American Episcopal Church was concerned.

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  • 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.

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  • ONTARIO, a province of Canada, having the province of Quebec to the E., the states of New York, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota to the S., Manitoba to the W., and the district of Keewatin with James Bay to the N.

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  • In most cases the actual boundary consists of rivers or lakes, the Ottawa to the north-east, the St Lawrence and its chain of lakes and rivers to the south as far as Pigeon river, which separates Ontario from Minnesota.

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  • From this a canoe route over small rivers and lakes leads to the Lake-of-the-Woods, which lies between Ontario, Minnesota and Manitoba; and English and Albany rivers with various lakes carry the boundary to James Bay.

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  • Iron ores have been discovered in many places in connexion with the "iron formation" of the Keewatin, but nowhere in amounts comparable with those of the same formation in Michigan and Minnesota.

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  • Wool in Chihuahua, and under General Winfield Scott in the southern campaign; he was breveted major-general for gallantry at Cerro Gordo, where he was severely wounded, and he was again wounded at Chapultepec. In1849-1855he was a United States senator from Illinois; and in1858-1859was a senator from Minnesota.

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  • part of the Green Bay peninsula, a considerable part of Michigan, and all of Minnesota E.

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  • FERGUS FALLS, a city and the county-seat of Otter Tail county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the Red river, 170 m.

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  • The harbour, which has been improved by the Federal government, is formed by two narrow strips of sandy land, known as Minnesota and Wisconsin Points, which extend several miles across the head of the lake from the Minnesota and Wisconsin shores respectively and almost meet in the centre.

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  • The proprietors secured in 1856 the construction of a military road to St Paul, Minnesota, 160 m.

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  • of St Paul, Minnesota, on the Red Cedar river.

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  • - Physiographically the history of the state is similar to that of Minnesota.

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  • The annual product steadily increased from 3000 long tons in 1854 to 11,830,342 in 1907; from 1890 to 1901 Michigan ranked first in the union as an ironproducing state, but after 1901 its product was exceeded by that of Minnesota.

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  • HIBBING, a village of St Louis county, Minnesota, U.S.A., 75 M.

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  • by the state of Minnesota, and S.

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  • (819,920 acres) 3 by the state at the rate of sixty cents an acre on the understanding that all profits, in excess of the purchase money, should constitute a separate endowment fund to which the restrictions in the Morrill Act should not apply; and in 1866-1867 he " located " 512,000 acres in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Kansas.

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  • The result of the election was doubtful until a full count had been made, and eventually hinged upon Minnesota and California, normally Republican states.

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  • Hughes carried Minnesota by a few hundred votes but lost California by a few thousand.

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  • In 1800 it was divided, and from its western part (including the present states of Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin, the north-east part of Minnesota, and a large part - from 1803 to 1805 all - of the present state of Michigan) Indiana Territory was erected, with General William Henry Harrison - who had been secretary of the North-West Territory since 1798 - as its first governor, and with Vincennes as the seat of government.

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  • In 1899 the wheat crop was 38,778,450 bushels, being less than that of Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio or South Dakota.

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  • In 1909 it was 87,203,000 bushels (less than the crops of either Minnesota or North Dakota).

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  • The hard varieties rank in the flour market with the finest Minnesota wheat.

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  • by Minnesota and Iowa, and on the S.

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  • The greater part of the western boundary separating the state from Minnesota and Iowa consists of the Mississippi and St Croix rivers flowing S.

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  • The crop of oats was 79,800,000 bushels (raised on 2,280,000 acres and valued at $31,122,000) in 1909; of Indian corn, 50,589,000 bushels (raised on 1,533,000 acres and valued at $3 0, 353, 000); of barley, 24,248,000 bushels (raised on 866,000 acres and valued at $13,579,000 - a crop exceeded only by that of California and that of Minnesota), of wheat, 3,484,000 bushels (raised on 179,000 acres and valued at $3,345, 000); of rye,4,727,000bushels (raised on290,000acresandvalued at $3,214,000 - a crop exceeded only by that of Pennsylvania and that of Michigan); and of buckwheat,221,000 bushels (grown on 18,000 acres and valued at $172,000).

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  • Freshwater pearls are found in many of the streams; and in 1907 and 1908 Wisconsin ranked first among the states in the value of mineral waters sold, with a value of $1,526,703 in 1907 and $1,413,107 in 1908, although in both years the quantity sold in Wisconsin was less than in Minnesota or in New York.

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  • 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.'

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  • of the Mississippi, which include St Paul, part of Minneapolis and Duluth, was cut off from Wisconsin on her admission to the Union to form with other land farther west the new Territory of Minnesota.

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  • RED WING, a city and the county seat of Goodhue county, Minnesota, U.S.A., on the W.

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  • Red Wing is the seat of the Lutheran Ladies' Seminary (1894) and the Red Wing Theological Seminary (Lutheran, 1885), and in the vicinity is the State Training School for Boys and Girls, originally the Minnesota State Reform School.

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  • MANKATO, a city and the county-seat of Blue Earth county, Minnesota, U.S.A., at the southern bend of the Minnesota river, where it is joined by the Blue Earth about 86 m.

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  • 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.

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  • The "blue stem" or the "Scotch-Fife" are native varieties of the latter kind grown in Minnesota and the two Dakotas.

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  • Of this, Minnesota and the two Dakotas alone produced 200,000,000 bushels.

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  • Minnesota is the greatest wheat-producing state in the Union.

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  • In Minnesota and the Dakotas the farms are devoted almost exclusively to wheatgrowing.

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  • The great wheat-growing states like Minnesota have established systems of inspecting and grading wheat under state supervision.

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  • In Minnesota the system is carried out by the Railroad and Warehouse Commission (1885), which fixes and defines the different grades of wheat and directs the work.

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  • In states like New York and Pennsylvania, which are much broken up by hills and mountains, and have already a large population, it is probable that the land available for wheat cultivation is now nearly all taken up, although they still have 30% of unimproved land in farms. In the great states of Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota and the Dakotas there is still 40 to 50% of unimproved land in farms. There are few mountains and hills in these States, and there is still room in them for a large population.

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  • 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.

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  • He ardently supported the policy of making Federal appropriations (of land, but not of money) for internal improvements of a national character, being a prominent advocate of the construction, by government aid, of a trans-continental railway, and the chief promoter (1850) of the Illinois Central; in 1854 he suggested that Congress should impose tonnage duties from which towns and cities might themselves pay for harbour improvement, &c. To him as chairman of the committee on territories, at first in the House, and then in the Senate, of which he became a member in December 1847, it fell to introduce the bills for admitting Texas, Florida, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, California and Oregon into the Union, and for organizing the territories of Minnesota, Oregon, New Mexico, Utah, Washington, Kansas and Nebraska.

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  • MINNEAPOLIS, the largest city of Minnesota, U.S.A., and the county-seat of Hennepin county, situated on both banks of the Mississippi river at the Falls of St Anthony and immediately above St Paul.

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  • It has also three terminal switching lines and the belt line of the Minnesota Transfer Company, serving both Minneapolis and St Paul.

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  • Adjoining Minnehaha Park are the grounds (51 acres, given to the state by the city) and buildings of the Minnesota state soldiers' home (1887); and 2 m.

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  • beyond the Falls, at the junction of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers, is the Fort Snelling Military Reservation (1819).

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  • The court-house and city-hall, constructed of red Minnesota granite and completed in 1902 at a cost of about $3,500,000, is one of the finest municipal buildings in America.

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  • Minneapolis is the see of a Protestant Episcopal bishopric. On the east side of the river are the buildings of the university of Minnesota (q.v.).

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  • In Minneapolis are the Minneapolis College of Physicians and Surgeons (1883), the medical school of Hamline University; Augsburg Seminary (Norwegian Lutheran, 1869), the United Church Seminary (1890), the Minnesota College (Swedish, 1905), the Minneapolis Normal School for Kindergartners, the Froebellian Kindergarten Normal School, Graham Hall and Stanley Hall, the Minneapolis School of Music, Oratory and Dramatic Art, and the Northwestern Conservatory of Music. Between Minneapolis and St Paul are the main buildings of Hamline University (Methodist Episcopal, co-educational, 1854).

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  • The public library (more than 180,000 volumes in 1908) grew out of a private library, the Athenaeum (1860), was reorganized by Herbert Putnam (librarian from 1887 to 1891), and has several branches, the most notable of which is the Pillsbury Library (1904) on the east side; in its main building (Hennepin Avenue and roth Street) are the offices of the Minnesota Academy of Natural Sciences (1873), which, with the Society of Fine Arts, assisted in erecting the building in 1884.

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  • 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.

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  • As a decorative artist his work may be seen at Trinity Church, Boston; the Bank of Pittsburg; and the Capitol at St Paul, Minnesota.

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  • He was a Methodist circuit rider and pastor in Indiana and Minnesota (18J7-1866); associate editor (1866-1867) of The Little Corporal, Chicago; editor of The National Sunday School Teacher, Chicago (1867-1870); literary editor and later editor-in-chief of The Independent, New York (1870-1871); and editor of Hearth and Home in 1871-1872.

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  • This was a guy from a small town in Iowa who failed his 1933 entrance exam to the University of Minnesota.

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  • He represented the former owner of a secondary lead smelter in one of the first actions filed in Minnesota under the federal Superfund law.

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  • In North America he conducts the symphony orchestras of San Francisco, Toronto, Washington DC, St. Louis, Indianapolis and Minnesota.

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  • Despite efforts to remove the Minnesota trial transcripts from the net, Putnam Pit has made them available.

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  • During my four weeks stay in Minnesota I discovered that the MEMO 99 theme was not just a wishful thought.

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  • Since Steve is from Texas, he doubted he would ever acclimate to the winter weather in Minnesota.

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  • They include Virginia, Arkansas, Nebraska, Connecticut, Minnesota, Florida, Kansas, Michigan, Illinois and Louisiana.

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  • This mall is located between St. Cloud, Minnesota, and Minneapolis, Minnesota at the intersection of I-94 and County Road 19.

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  • The Amish Showroom has two locations, one in Nelson, Wisconsin, and the other in Coates, Minnesota.

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  • In addition to the store in Wisconsin, Amish Showroom has another location in Coates, Minnesota.

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  • A cedar log entertainment center crafted in Minnesota, called the Cayuna, is made from northern white cedar.

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  • A unique design feature of the lovely entertainment center is a beautiful lighted scene cut from a sheet of steel originally mined in Minnesota at the Cuyuna Iron Range.

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  • The Minnesota cedar logs are left with their natural marks made from nature and could include bug trails and insect tracks, checking, fire scars, elk rubs, burrs or burls.

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  • Fuel stations in the Midwest, Minnesota and Illinois are offering E85 fuel, often at lower prices per gallon than traditional unleaded fuel.

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  • The city of Chicago recently became the first American city to ban the sale of baby products manufactured with BPA, although the state of Minnesota and Suffolk County, New York have signed similar measures.

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  • The AWWA estimates that 26.7 percentage of daily water usage is accounted for by toilets, while the University of Minnesota's Extension Service estimates that toilets are responsible for 40 percent of the water used in most homes.

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  • Lodge furniture takes its inspiration from the rustic summer houses that dot the Great Lakes and inland lakes from Maine to Minnesota.

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  • Geography: Stores located across the country may not offer the same merchandise, so an online registry makes sure people in Florida can purchase a flannel sheet set for a couple in northeast Minnesota if they want.

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  • They are located in Minnesota, Oregon, New York, and Illinois.

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  • This program is only available at the Fellowship Center in Minnesota.

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  • She went on to star in several lesser-known movies, including Feeling Minnesota and She's the One.

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  • Jessica Biel was born in 1982, in Ely, Minnesota.

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  • Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, his family moved when he was very young to Lake Forest, Illinois.

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  • Born in the heart of the Midwest in Ely, Minnesota, the young Miss Biel and her parents and younger brother moved often, landing in Texas, Illinois and Connecticut before permanently relocating to Boulder, Colorado.

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  • Again, resort collections are typically limited to high-end labels, as the average shopper will not trade her Minnesota lodge for a condo in Saint Tropez during the winter season.

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  • A Princeton graduate by the name of Thomas Peebles took the crowd chanting idea to a new level in 1884 at the University of Minnesota.

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  • Grandparents spending in Oregon can benefit their grandchildren in Minnesota while aunts and uncles in New York can help out their nephews and nieces in Florida.

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  • Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Capella University provides working adults with a chance to achieve or finish a college degree.

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  • 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.

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  • For example, the University of Minnesota encompasses colleges of the biological sciences, public health, law, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, design, education and others.

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  • Minnesota School of Business - MSB has a BS program in paralegal studies.

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  • The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits Minnesota School of Business.

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  • The Wisconsin-based vessel offers overnight cruises to Winona, Minnesota; Lansing, Iowa; and Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, with passengers spending nights at hotels on shore.

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  • Mississippi Belle--This small paddle-wheel excursion boat sails from Brainerd, Minnesota, on the Upper Mississippi River.

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  • The Mighty Mississippi River spans 10 states from the northwoods of Minnesota to southern tip of Louisiana, home to the mouth of the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • Now Ruthie lives in Minnesota, and I live here in what many refer to as "Sunny California".

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  • Here in California, we suffer from other extremes, but having Ruthie in rural Minnesota gives me a different perspective on the world than I had before.

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  • Ruthie lives way out in the country in Waseca, Minnesota, and she told me I may have to go get my other phone to call 911 if something happens.

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  • Hemlock Spruce (Tsuga Canadensis) - A forest tree sometimes over 100 feet high, with a diameter of 4 feet in the trunk, inhabiting very cold northern regions from Nova Scotia to Minnesota and southwards along the mountains.

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  • Some varieties of small melon, like the "Minnesota Midget" variety of cantaloupe, can be grown in a pot.

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  • University of Minnesota planting guide for pumpkins and squash - great for northern gardens.

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  • Some places (including the state of Minnesota) have regulations on the use of phosphorus fertilizer, so check locally before you apply.

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  • For example, if you live in Minnesota you may not be able to grow the same varieties of watermelon that you can grow in Texas successfully.

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  • The items are available to educators in the Saint Paul, Minnesota, area.

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  • In Minnesota, for example, this figure is 75 percent.

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  • The authority granted to Minnesota optometrists to prescribe oral medications extended access to quality senior eye care in Minnesota rural areas as well as larger metropolitan areas.

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  • Minnesota Eye Consultants provides quality senior eye care in 12 different locations throughout Minnesota.

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  • Now, Minnesota Eye Consultants uses the IOL instead of the fixed implant.

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  • Minnesota Eye Consultants offers an innovative near-vision refractive correction technique to those who have experienced this age-related deterioration of their near vision.

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  • Finding quality senior eye care in Minnesota is often more affordable than most people realize.

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  • If you live in Minnesota, Rhode Island, or New York, you won't be able to have them shipped to you from the site, unfortunately.

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  • Water Park of America: Situated near the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, the Water Park of America has not only an amazing indoor water park, but a nearby hotel as well.

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  • He retired at the conclusion of that season, but then he "unretired" again for the 2010 season to play for the Minnesota Vikings.

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  • Minnesota Vikings memorabilia is as varied as the players on the team.

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  • In addition, sports greats like Fran Tarkenton, Rich Gannon and Cris Carter have called Minnesota their home.

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  • Luckily, if you are new to collecting sports memorabilia, you will have no problem finding great items from the Minnesota Vikings.

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  • Half the fun of collecting Minnesota Vikings memorabilia is the chance to own something that was signed by your favorite player.

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  • If you are just starting your collection, and you're unsure about who's who on the roster, just check out the Minnesota Vikings official team website.

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  • While the hobby of collecting Minnesota Vikings memorabilia and other sports items is a popular one, there are many unscrupulous people out there selling fakes and copies.

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  • One way to find a friend to collect Minnesota Vikings memorabilia with is to join a sports collectible club.

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  • Whether you are based in New York, Houston, or Salem, you can get all the service you're used to when you're in Denver, Minnesota, or Miami, for example.

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  • Murray. Along with the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) and the Rorschach inkblot test, the TAT is one of the most widely used psychological tests.

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  • International Albinism Center, University of Minnesota.

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  • The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2; MMPI-A) is a written psychological assessment, or test, used to diagnose mental disorders.

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  • The original MMPI was developed at the University of Minnesota and introduced in 1942.

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  • American Academy of Neurology. 1080 Montreal Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55116.

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  • Among male students in the Minnesota study, 19.1 percent engaged in neither sports nor other activities, 23.4 percent in other activities only, 15.1 percent in sports only, and 42.4 percent in both.

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  • The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCMI), the Beck Depression Inventory, and the Zung Depression Scale are the tests most commonly used in evaluating this symptom.

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  • Minnesota Medicine 87, no. 3 (2004): 22-5.

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  • University of Minnesota Extension Service.

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  • Tests such as the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory for Adolescents (MMPI-A) and the Millon Pre-Adolescent Clinical Inventory III (M-PACI), are used to screen children for specific psychopathologies or emotional problems.

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  • One of the best-known personality inventories for people over age 16 is the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), a series of over 500 questions used to assess personality traits and psychological disturbances.

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  • See also Depressive disorders; Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory.

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  • In addition to an interview with the child, personality and behavioral inventories, such as the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), may be administered as part of the assessment process.

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  • These commonplace boutiques are part of the Regis Corporation, a publicly traded company (NYSE: RGS) founded in 1923 and today based in Edina, Minnesota.

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  • From its headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Supercuts hair salons have spread to more than 2,050 locations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Puerto Rico, making it easy to find a neighborhood salon.

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  • Founded in 1978, Aveda is currently headquartered in Blaine, Minnesota.

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  • From support groups for parents and teens to special dance classes, Twin Cities, Minnesota has it all.

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  • Minnesota Homeschooler's Alliance - offers non-sectarian support to homeschoolers residing in the state, including the Twin Cities area.

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  • According to an article published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune in February of 2007, home ownership in Minnesota is at an all-time high of around 78 percent, which also makes it the state with the nation's highest rate for home ownership.

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  • A median-priced home in Minnesota is just slightly higher (around $225,000) than the national average of $209,000.

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  • There could be some relief in sight for communities in Minnesota facing high mortgage loan default rates.

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  • The State of Minnesota has many homebuying assistance programs to choose from.

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  • Likewise, a fantastic maternity swimsuit may be a perfect fit and just your style, but you live in Minnesota and it's January.

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  • Hailing from wintery Minnesota, Crystal Jin Eley took her summers very seriously.

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  • Ms. Jin: I draw upon my roots quite a bit; long winters in Minnesota make for heavy anticipation for summer, a season we take very seriously.

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  • The kind of swimsuit a girl chooses for a beach in Miami, Florida may differ from the one she selects for a beach in Duluth, Minnesota.

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  • The organization began in the mid 1940s as a small business called Mound Metalcraft specializing in metal manufacturing in the state of Minnesota.

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  • The Living Air air purifier was manufactured by a Minnesota company called Alpine Industries, also makers of the Alpine Air Ionizer.

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  • The Anoka County Humane Society in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, is one of five affiliates of the Animal Humane Society.

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  • The philosophy of Minnesota's Animal Humane Society is one of open admission.

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  • An organization dedicated to protecting the animals of Minnesota, the Minnesota Humane Society provides rescue services to all animals, domestic and wild.

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  • Although the Minnesota Humane Society, formed in 1869, is the oldest humane society in the state, they do not operate their own shelter.

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  • Instead they work with the many no-kill shelters and organizations in Minnesota.

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  • Working with animal control in several of the communities in the Twin City area, The Minnesota Humane Society rescues all animals that are not claimed from the holding facilities within five days.

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  • Each Humane Society in Minnesota serves animals in need with the purpose of creating a world that is more humane and compassionate to all animals.

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  • The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) was formed in 1987 to support Minnesota's nonprofit organizations.

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  • Nonprofit members receive a subscription to the quarterly newsletter, Network News, free resource publications, and they may sign up for the Minnesota Grants Alert newsletter.

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  • The Minnesota Council for Nonprofits also offers training workshops on such topics as grant-writing, fundraising, leadership, management, and public policy.

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  • Believing that each nonprofit is its own best voice, MCN provides information, training, legislative updates and briefings on the issues of importance to Minnesota nonprofits.

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  • Past efforts include increasing charitable giving incentives, protection of lobbying activity rights, voter education provisions and preserving tax exemptions for Minnesota nonprofits.

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  • The website also has statistics of interest to the Minnesota nonprofit community.

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  • Of interest to job hunters is the MCN Nonprofit Job Board, a database of job listings in the Minnesota.

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  • Stone Family Wreath Co.: Pick from a variety of 26-inch balsam wreaths grown in Minnesota.

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  • The Mall of America is located in Bloomington, Minnesota, just 15 minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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  • Although the store is located in Minnesota, they will ship anywhere in the U.S. This detailed costume is available from sellers on eBay on occassion, so keep checking live auctions.

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  • The courses have been adapted for online presentation from the Parents Forever™ program, a research-based program designed and tested by educators at the University of Minnesota.

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  • 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.

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  • There is also a hotel division, Marcus Hotels and Resorts, which has properties in Wisconsin, California, Minnesota, Missouri and Texas.

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  • 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.

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  • Miller, remembered as a misfit, was a University of Minnesota student during the time he worked at the theater.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Minnesota zoo coupons can help you stick to your budget when planning a vacation.

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  • If you want to see wild animals up close, Minnesota offers lots of options.

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  • Some organizations, such as alumni associations or professional groups in Minnesota, may also offer zoo coupons as part of their membership benefits.

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  • Before you spend too much time searching for Minnesota zoo coupons, keep in mind that a trip to the zoo might not be as expensive as you think.

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  • For example, children under two are admitted for free at the Minnesota Zoo.

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  • Weisman Art Museum: The University of Minnesota's campus art museum, the Frederick R.

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  • The Minnesota Air National Guard Museum: Get a glimpse of aircraft history in this military base's museum.

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