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Term: Minnesota

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Inhabited in Pleistocene epoch (18,000 BC); major groups were Ojibwa & Sioux when French fur traders arrived in 17th cen.; made of sections from Louisiana Purchase & NW Territory; supported Union in Civil War; homesteaded by Scandinavians in 1880s. !

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American, 1892 - 1956
American, born 1947
American, 1908 - 1976
American, 1888 - 1958
American, 1918 - 2009