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Mid-West Geography & History
The Mid-West was apart of the Louisianna Purchase from the French. Marquette and Jolliet were sent to explore this new land with a crew of seven others. They explored the land looking at buffalo, catfish, and deer. Marquette and Jolliet were from the French decent. Indiana was the first state to become a state in 1816, while the last midwest state to become a state was South Dakota or North Dakota in 1889, which were admitted on the same day.