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  • I'm from Nebraska originally.
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  • I crossed the mighty Missouri River, leaving agrarian Nebraska in my rear view window.
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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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  • He practised law at Jacksonville from 1883 to 1887, when he removed to Lincoln, Nebraska.
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  • So recently as the middle of the 19th century, however, it covered the western half of the continent, and could be reached by a journey of 1600 or 1700 miles from Boston to the plains of Nebraska.
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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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  • At Wyandotte were made the first moves for the Territorial organization of Kansas and Nebraska.
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  • The boundary between Dakota Territory and Nebraska was slightly altered in 1870 and 1882.
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  • He started on the r 5th of July; and went north along the Missouri and the Osage into the present state of Kansas and probably to the Republican river in the south of the present Nebraska, where on the 29th of September he held a grand council of the Pawnees.
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  • It has a publishing house (1834) and Bonebrake Theological Seminary (1871) at Dayton, Ohio; and supports Otterbein University (1847) at Westerville, O.; Westfield College (1865) at Westfield, Illinois; Leander Clark College (1857) at Toledo, Iowa; York College (1890) at York, Nebraska; Philomath College (1867) at Philomath, Oregon; Lebanon Valley College (1867) at Annville, Pa.; Campbell College (1864) at Holton, Kansas, and Central University (1907) at Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • In the intermediate section of the plains, between latitudes 44 and 42, including southern South Dakota and northern Nebraska, the erosion of certain large districts is peculiarly elaborate, giving rise to a minutely dissected form, known as bad lands, with a relief of a few hundred feet, This is due to several causes: first, the dry climate, which prevents the growth of a grassy turf; next, the fine texture of the Tertiary strata in the had land districts; and consequently the success with which every little nIl, at times of rain, carves its own little valley.
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  • Reports of state geological surveys have been published by most of the states east of the Missouri river, and some of those farther west (California, Washington, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming) and south (Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana).
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  • The Caiolinian area extends from southern Michigan to northern Georgia and from the Atlantic coast to Western Kansas, comprising Delaware, all of Maryland except the mountainous Western portion, all of Ohio except the north-east corner, nearly the whole of Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and Missouri, eastern Nebraska and Kansas, south-eastern South Dakota, western central Oklahoma, northern Arkansas, middle and eastern Kentucky, middle Tennessee and the Tennessee valley in eastern Tennessee, middle Virginia and North Carolina, western \Vest Virginia, north-eastern Alabama.
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  • He graduated from Oberlin College in 1850 and from the Albany Medical College in 1853, where he attracted the notice of Professor James Hall, state geologist of New York, through whose influence he was induced to join in an exploration of Nebraska.
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  • The Australian or " Massachusetts " ballot, adopted in 1891 under a law which fails to require personal registration, by a provision like that in Nebraska makes it easy to vote a straight ticket; party names are arranged on the ballot according to the number of votes secured by each party at the last preceding election.
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  • In 1900 Nebraska City ranked third among the manufacturing cities of the state, the manufactures including canned fruits and vegetables, packed pork, flour, oatmeal, hominy, grits, meal, starch, cider-vinegar, agricultural implements, windmills, paving bricks, concrete, sewer pipe, beer, over-ails and shirts.
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  • Otoe county was organized in 1855, and the original Nebraska City was incorporated and made the county-seat in the same year.
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  • This city, together with Kearney City, incorporated in 1855 - adjacent to the first "old" Fort Kearney - and South Nebraska City, were consolidated by the legislature into the present Nebraska City in 1858.
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  • (Twelve other city "additions" and so-called "towns," all within or closely adjacent to the present city, were in existence in 1857.) Nebraska City was for some years the largest city of the state.
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  • Nebraska City was the initial point of several roads, parts at one time or another of the "Oregon," "Old California," and "Great Salt Lake" trails.
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  • In 1899 the irrigated area in the arid states and territories was more than, twice as great as in 1889, the acreage being as follows: - Total In addition to the area above given, in 18 99, 2 73, 11 7 acres were under irrigation in the semi-arid region, east of the states above mentioned and including portions of the states of North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma.
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  • On the 4th of October 1854 in Springfield, in reply to a speech on the Nebraska question by Douglas delivered the day before, Lincoln made a remarkable speech four hours long, to which Douglas replied on the next day; and in the fortnight immediately following Lincoln attacked Douglas's record again at Bloomington and at Peoria.
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  • The National Democratic Convention declared for the immediate opening of the mints to the free and unlimited coinage of silver at the ratio with gold of 16 to 1; and it nominated for the presidency William Jennings Bryan of Nebraska, who also received the nomination of the People's party and of the National Silver party.
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  • This is now being used by the Chicago & North Western Railroad Company on its locomotives, and it is also used in Omaha (Nebraska) by manufacturing establishments.
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  • 19,507 were natives of Wyoming, 6112 were born in Iowa, 5009 in Nebraska, 4923 in Illinois, 4412 in Missouri and 3750 in Utah.
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  • The principal buildings include a state capitol (built 1883-1889); a city-hall, formerly the U.S. government building (1874-1879); a county court-house; a federal building (1904-1906); a Carnegie library (1902); a hospital for crippled children (1905) and a home for the friendless, both supported by the state; a state penitentiary and asylum for the insane, both in the suburbs; and the university of Nebraska.
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  • In the suburbs there are three denominational schools, the Nebraska Wesleyan University (Methodist Episcopal, 1888) at University Place; Union College (Seventh Day Adventists, 1891) at College View; and Cotner University (Disciples of Christ, 1889, incorporated as the Nebraska Christian University) at Bethany.
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  • The city is the seat of the Northern Nebraska Insane Asylum.
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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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  • The bill for organizing the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, which Douglas reported in January 1854 and which in amended form was signed by the president on the 30th of May, reopened the whole slavery dispute - wantonly, his enemies charged, for the purpose of securing Southern support, - and caused great popular excitement, as it repealed the Missouri Compromise, and declared the people of " any state or territory " free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the United States."
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  • The surface of western Nebraska is characterized by high, barren table lands, broken by canyons, dotted with buttes, and dominated by some bold and lofty ridges.
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  • Nature is not grand in any part of Nebraska, but the Bad Lands are imposing, and in the wooded foot-hills there is an abundance of bold and attractive scenery, particularly in Sioux county, and in Cherry county around Valentine and on the canyon of the Snake river.
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  • This system is also notable among Nebraska streams for a number of pretty water-falls.
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  • In striking contrast to Iowa, the Nebraska deposit is very thin, seldom thicker than I or 2 ft.
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  • No Archean rocks are exposed in Nebraska, and the sedimentary formations are undisturbed in situ.
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  • It was once generally supposed that the Pliocene epoch in Nebraska was distinguished by the activity of geysers; but the so-called geyserite " now known commonly and correctly as " natural pumice " and " volcanic ash," which is found in the Oligocene and later formations, has no connexion whatever with geysers, but is produced by the shattering of volcanic rock.
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  • It occurs widely in Nebraska and adjoining states.
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  • A diatomaceous earth in central Nebraska, occurring especially in the region of Loup, is a good polishing powder, and is used for packing steam pipes.
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  • A very few trees and shrubs, and some grasses, are strictly endemic to the plains and to Nebraska.
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  • Forest reserves were established on the Dismal river in 1902 and millions of seedlings had been grown by 1906 for transplantation in Nebraska and other states t.
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  • It has been yearly observed by the public schools of the state, and no state has done more than Nebraska for the forestation of its waste and prairie lands.
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  • Grasses are perhaps the most noteworthy vegetable forms. Nebraska claims a greater variety of native hay and forage species than grow in any other state of the Union.
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  • Of the latter there are probably 12,000 to 15,000 species, including 140 butterflies, at least 180 grasshoppers, several hundred bees, &c. The so-called " grass hoppers," true locusts, have done great damage at times in Nebraska.
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  • As in the case of plants, western, eastern, northern and southern avian species meet in Nebraska.
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  • Before the advent of the white man Nebraska was full of wild mammals, the buffalo, elk, black and white tailed deer, antelope, bears, timber wolves, panthers (pumas), lynx, otter and mink being common.
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  • The climate of Nebraska is typically inland or continental; i.e.
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  • Such calamities are, however, uncommon, and the belief that Nebraska is often visited by tornadoes is erroneous.
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  • But aridity is a matter of the efficiency rather than of the mere quantity of rainfall, and in this regard Nebraska is very fortunately situated.
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  • Seven-tenths of all precipitation falls in the growing season, giving the state, especially in the east, a greater amount at this time than many other states whose aggregate yearly rainfall is greater; so that Nebraska has an abundance for the safest cultivation.
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  • It is a widely spread but unfounded belief in Nebraska that the rainfall has been increasing since the settlement of the state.
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  • The climate of Nebraska is exceptionally healthy.
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  • Geologically Nebraska is one of the most typical agricultural states of the Union; although in the present distribution of industrial interests agriculture is by no means so predominant as in some southern states.
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  • Similarly, the size of the average farm increased from 156.9 acres in 1880 to 190.1 in 1890, and 246.1 in 1900, although in eastern Nebraska there was a contrary tendency.
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  • Nebraska ranks very high in the production of cattle and hogs.
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  • It has been a great aid to western Nebraska as to other portions of the Great Plains.
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  • Allowing for variations in " off years," but speaking with as much exactness as is possible, Nebraska has established her position since about 1900 in the third, fourth and fifth rank respectively among the states of the Union, in the production of Indian corn, wheat and oats.
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  • Since 1900 Nebraska has become one of the foremost winter wheat states, second only to Kansas.
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  • Though both in central and western Nebraska there are strata that generally yield a considerable flow, the supply is usually limited and the expense is great.
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  • An irrigation law was first passed by Nebraska in 1895.
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  • The work of the national service began in Nebraska in 1902.
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  • Some farmers on tile uplands between the valleys in western Nebraska irrigate by means of wind-mills, and although the underground water is 175 ft.
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  • The rank of Nebraska among the states of the Union in 1900 in population, in value of agricultural products, and in value of manufactured products, was respectively twenty-seventh, tenth and nineteenth.
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  • In 1907 there was a beet-sugar factory at Grand Island; at Nebraska City there are several distinctive industries; at South Omaha very important meat-packing houses; and the other cities have interests rather extensive or varied than distinctive.
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  • Nebraska wheat, like that of Kansas, combines for milling the splendid qualities of winter wheat with those characteristic of grain grown on the edge of the semi-arid West; flour and grist-mill products were valued at $7,794,130 in 1900 and at $12,190,303 in 1905.
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  • The first creamery in Nebraska was established in 1881.
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  • In 1900 16.6% were foreign-born, and 43.3% natives of other states than Nebraska.
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  • In 1900 three cities had a population above 25,000 - Omaha, 102,555; Lincoln, 40,169; South Omaha, 26,001 - and seven others had a population between 8000 and 8000 - Beatrice, Grand Island, Nebraska City, Fremont, Hastings, Kearney and York.
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  • The population of Nebraska was 28,841 in 1860, 122,993 in 1870, 452,402 in 1880 and 1,062,656 in 1890.
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  • Many homes, and even small settlements in Nebraska - though not to the same extent as in Colorado and Kansas - were abandoned.
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  • Among the Indians who occupied Nebraska immediately before the advent of the whites and thereafter, the only families of much importance in the state's history were the Caddoan and the Siouan.
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  • In dealings with the Indians there have been in Nebraska the usual discreditable features of administration.
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  • This clause would seem to leave the state government with no powers not expressly granted, and to make the rule for interpreting the Nebraska constitution similar to that for interpreting the Federal constitution; but in their practice the Nebraska courts have been little influenced by it, and it is chiefly of historical interest.2 The administration of justice is vested in a supreme court, 15 district courts, county courts and courts of justices of the peace and police magistrates.
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  • Perhaps the most unique provision of the Nebraska constitution is that 2 An almost identical clause was inserted in the Ohio constitution of 1802, and one in exactly the same language appears in the present (1851) constitution of that state; it appears also in the Kansas constitutions of 1855, 1858 and 18J9 (present), in the Nebraska constitution of 1866, in the North Carolina and South Carolina constitutions of 1868, and was retained in the present constitution of North Carolina as amended in 1876.
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  • In the same year, following the example of Oklahoma, Nebraska passed a law guaranteeing bank deposits from a fund created by an assessment on the basis of total deposits.
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  • The university of Nebraska at Lincoln was established in 1869 by an act of the state legislature, and was opened in 1871.
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  • Among the private educational institutions of the state are: Nebraska Wesleyan University (1888, Methodist Episcopal), at University Place, a suburb of Lincoln; Union College (1891, Adventist), at College View, suburb of Lincoln; Creighton University (1879, Roman Catholic), at Omaha; York College (1890, United Baptist), at York; Cotner University (1889; legally " The Nebraska Christian University "), at Bethany, a suburb of Lincoln; Grand Island College (1892, Baptist), at Grand Island; Doane College (1872, Congregational), at Crete; Hastings College (1882, Presbyterian), at Hastings; and Bellevue College (1883, Presbyterian), at Bellevue.
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  • Marquette mapped the Platte from hearsay in 1673; French explorers followed it to the Forks in 1739; and, after Nebraska passed to the United States in 1803 as part of the Louisiana Purchase, successive American exploring expeditions left traces in its history.
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  • Trading posts were probably established in Nebraska in 1795, 1802, 1807 and 1812; the last two near the present towns of Ft.
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  • In 1823 Bellevue became an Indian agency, and in 1849 the first United States post-office in Nebraska.
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  • Kearney was maintained where Nebraska City now stands in 1847-1848, and in the latter year was re-established on the Platte, some 175 m.
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  • Meanwhile there had begun the passage of the Mormons across the state (1845-1857), marked by important temporary settlements near Omaha (q.v.) and elsewhere, the travel to Oregon, and to California, for which depots of supplies were established at Bellevue, Plattsmouth, Nebraska City and old Ft.
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  • In the outcome Nebraska was one of the two Territories created by the Kansas-Nebraska Bill of 1854.
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  • Under the provision of " popular-sovereignty " it was thought that Nebraska, as the more northerly Territory, would become a " free " state, if not a free Territory.
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  • But the future of slavery was settled in Kansas, and events in Nebraska throw only a small side-light on that struggle.
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  • Many who had migrated to Pike's Peak in 18J9, stopped in Nebraska on their return eastward; and settlement was stimulated by the national Homestead Act of 1862 (one of the first patents granted thereunder, on the 1st of January 1863, was for a claim near Beatrice, Nebraska), and by the building and land-sales of the Union Pacific and Burlington railways following 1863.
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  • The " Oregon Trail," the " Old California Trail," and the " Old Salt Lake Trail " - all nearly identical in Nebraska - ran along the Platte across the entire state with various terminal branches near the eastern border, to the Missouri river towns; while branches from St Joseph, Missouri and Leavenworth, Kansas, ran up the valleys of the Big Blue and Little Blue rivers and joined the Nebraska roads near Ft.
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  • St Joseph, Leavenworth and Nebraska City (q.v.) were the great freighting terminals of the West.
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  • Freighting ended when the Union Pacific was extended across Nebraska between 1863 and 1867.
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  • Political interest in the Territorial period centred mainly in a fight for the capital, waged between the towns of the Missouri river front, Bellevue, Brownville, Nebraska City, Plattsmouth, Omaha and Florence, those of the North Platte interior, and of the South Platte.
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  • As the expenses of Territorial government were partly borne by the United States, statehood was voted against in 1860, and again (virtually) in 1864 after Congress had passed an Enabling Act; but in 1866 a constitution framed by the legislature was declared carried by the people by a majority of loo votes in 7776, and Nebraska was admitted as a state (in spite of President Johnson's veto) in 1867, after her legislature had accepted a fundamental condition imposed by Congress removing the limitation of the suffrage to whites by the new constitution.
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  • After about 1890 the national tendencies towards a re-alignment of political parties on socialeconomic issues were sharply displayed in Nebraska.
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  • This was in the main only an indication of the general Farmers' Movement,' but this found in Nebraska special stimulus in large losses (almost $900,000) suffered by the state from the negligence and defalcation of certain Republican officeholders.
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  • The governors of Nebraska have been as follows: - Territorial Period.
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  • Aldrich 1 Nebraska was one of the states in which the collapse of the cooperative enterprises of the Grange was particularly severe.
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  • Nebraska City >>
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  • In 1891 he was appointed military instructor at the university of Nebraska, remaining there four years.
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  • Mark Ashby was given a blue Mohican hairstyle by his parents as a reward for hard work at school in Omaha, Nebraska.
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  • Iowa Nebraska and see an ancient.
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  • He became a successful stockbroker in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he died in 1982 at age 87.
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  • He naturally opposed the Kansas Nebraska Bill of 1854, which repealed the Missouri Compromise and established the principle of popular sovereignty in the Territories.
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  • (See Nebraska (State): History.) Nebraska City became a city of the second class in 1871 and a city of the first class in 1901.
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  • Lancaster county was organized extra-legally in 1859, and under legislative act in 1864; Lancaster village was platted and became the county-seat in 1864 (never being incorporated); and in 1867, when it contained five or six houses, its site was selected for the state capital after a hard-fought struggle between different sections of the state (see Nebraska).'
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  • The Platte system is also heavily loaded with sediment in Nebraska.
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  • State penal and charitable institutions include soldiers' and sailors' homes at Grand Island and Milford, an Institute for the Blind at Nebraska City (1875), an Institute for the Deaf and Dumb at Omaha (1867), an Institute for Feeble Minded Youth at Beatrice (1885), an Industrial School for Juvenile Delinquents (boys) at Kearney (1879), a Girls' Industrial School at Geneva (1881), an Industrial Home at Milford (1887) for unfortunate and homeless girls guilty of a first offence, asylums or hospitals for the insane at Lincoln (1869), Norfolk (1886) and Hastings (1887), an Orthopedic Hospital (1905) for crippled, ruptured and deformed children and a state penitentiary (1867), both at Lincoln.
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  • They include Virginia, Arkansas, Nebraska, Connecticut, Minnesota, Florida, Kansas, Michigan, Illinois and Louisiana.
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  • Hey, my name is Nick I am from Nebraska, and I am fashionably challenged.
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  • A stretch limo rental in New York City will cost significantly more than one in Nebraska.
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  • Two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank was born in 1974, in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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  • Five other campus locations exist in Iowa, and two more campuses are in Nebraska.
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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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  • The band was flying from Nova Scotia to Nebraska on United Airlines.The incident occurred as the band was changing planes at Chicago's O'Hare airport.
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  • Kyrgyzstan, the size of Nebraska and with only five million people, is a "heaven for organics" as its nature is untouched and virginal.
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  • She holds a GRI Certification and is licensed in both Nebraska and Iowa.
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  • No Frills is a grocery store chain found in Nebraska and western Iowa.
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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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  • Based in Sidney, Nebraska, Cabela's produces more than 100 catalogs a year, catering to every type of outdoor sport enthusiast.
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  • Past articles include a review of tattoo shops in Mexico City, a visit to Omaha, Nebraska, to learn about tattooing in the heartland and an account of tribal tattooing in Borneo.
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  • Their corporate headquarters are located in Des Moines, Iowa with regional offices in Lincoln, Nebraska; Denver, Colorado; and Sacramento, California.
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  • He attended the Omaha, Nebraska auditions as a show of solidarity with his little brother.
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  • Check into the murder of a woman named Brenda Washington in Omaha, Nebraska.
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  • More or less closely connected with the Northern Church are the theological seminaries at Princeton, Auburn, Pittsburg (formerly Allegheny - the Western Seminary), Cincinnati (Lane), New York (Union) and Chicago (McCormick), already named, and San Francisco Seminary (1871) since 1892 at San Anselmo, Cal., a theological seminary (1891) at Omaha, Nebraska, a German theological seminary (1869) at Bloomfield, New Jersey, the German Presbyterian Theological School of the North-west (1852) at Dubuque, Iowa, and the Presbyterian Theological Seminary of Kentucky, which is under the control and supervision of the northern and southern churches.
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  • From Pennsylvania the sect spread chiefly westward, and, after various vicissitudes, caused by defections and divisions due to doctrinal differences, in 1908 were most numerous in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Kansas and North Dakota.
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  • From 1891 to 1895 he represented the First Congressional District of Nebraska, normally Republican, in the national House of Representatives, and received the unusual honour of being placed on the important Committee on Ways and Means during his first term.
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  • Between 1896 and 1900, except during the Spanish-American War when he was colonel of the 3rd Nebraska Volunteers, though he saw no active service, he devoted his time to the interest of his party.
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  • Another genus has been described from the Pleistocene of Nebraska, as Paramylodon; it has only four pairs of teeth, and an elongate skull with an inflated muzzle.
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  • The system has much more considerable development west of the Mississippi than east of it, especially in Texas, Kansas, Nebraska and beyond.
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  • The Duroc Jersey or Duroc, of a red or cherry-red colour - not sandy or dark - is the most popular pig in Nebraska and equal to any other in Iowa.
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  • That part which lies east of the mountains was included in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 and became successively a part of Missouri Territory in 1812, of Nebraska Territory in 1854, of Dakota Territory in 1861 and of Idaho Territory in 1863; that which lies west of the mountains became successively a part of Oregon Territory in 1848, of Washington Territory in 1853 and of Idaho Territory in 1863.
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