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State Nickname

The Badger State

State Capital


State symbols

State symbols

State symbols

State symbols

State Flag

Wisconsin is famous for

Cheese and Diary Products

Wisconsin explorer

Pierre Radisson

Wisconsin explorer

Father Jacque Marquette

Wisconsin Land Forms

History Of Wisconsin

The Mound Builders flourished along the Mississippi River Valley, expecially in the southeast Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and into Georgia.The most important of these in Wisconsin state history are the Effigy Mounds found not far from Madison.Several Algonquian-speaking tribes were living in what is now Wisconsin by the 16th century.

Wisconsin Agriculture

Famous People From Wisconsin

Early History of wisconsin

As long ago as 10,000 years ago, Paleo-indians came through Wisconsin hunting wolly mammoths,mastodon, and glaciers the climate improved and people began to live in caves, along rivers, and around laker.They hunted smaller animals like deer and elk, and harvested wild plants, nuts, and acorns.During the Woodland Period, a 3,000 years ago, people began to live together in villages, and use bows and arrows to hunt.They built burial mounds for their dead.

Wisconsin Native Americans

Pre-European contact, the American Indians lived throughout the area where Wisconsin is today. They lived off the land, farming, hunting and gathering maintaining strong family ties and cultural traditions within their respective tribes. They have a rich cultural heritage that is been passed down from generation to generation by tribal elders. The presence of European settlers drastically altered their way of life.

Wisconsin statehood

In December 1847, a second constitutional convention was called. This convention resulted in a new, more moderate state constitution that Wisconsinites approved in a March 1848 referendum, enabling Wisconsin to become the 30th state on May 29, 1848.