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Term: Detroit

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Located on Detroit river; French established fort & fur-trading post here in 1701; captured by British in French & Indian Wars in 1760; passed to US in 1796; destroyed by fire in 1805; city was rebuilt & flourished after introduction of steamboats. ranked6th by population in the 1980 census

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American, born 1932
American, 1858 - 1930
American, Santee Dakota, 1858 - 1939
American, born 1947
American, 1905 - 2000