Part of America’s Heartland, this Midwestern United State was admitted to the U.S. on May 11, 1858 as the 32nd state. “Minnesota” comes from the Dakota word for “clear blue water” representing its large number of lakes. It is nicknamed as the “Land of 10,000 Lakes” and its French motto is “L’Étoile du Nord” meaing “Star of the North”. Minnesota is the 12 largest geographic and 21st most populated U.S. State. Minnesota is popular for its idiosyncratic social and political orientations and high rate of civic participation and voter turnout. Minnesota is rated one of the highest standard of living index and the best educated and wealthiest populations in America.
Ancestry/Ethnicity: Originally inhabited by the Dakota and Ojibwe/Anishinaabe. European makeup began from Scandinavia, Germany, Asia, the Horn of Africa, and Latin America. .
Economy/Industry: Agriculture, forestry, mining, recreation.
History: The first inhabitants were the Dakota and the Ojibwe / Anishinaabe. Onve Westerners moved into the area, most were from Scandinavia and Germany, making the state the center of Scandinavian and German American culture.
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- McGowan, Leaf 2015 Magical America. Technogypsie Publications, Riverside, California.
- Wikipedia 2015 “Minnesota” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Website https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnesota referenced 8/16/15.
- Wikipedia 2015 “United States of America” Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Website https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States referenced 8/16/15.