Your ISU Historians: Iowa as Frontier Territory

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Topic: "Hospitable, Yet Rude:" Iowa as Frontier Territory, 1833-1846

Speaker: Dr. Jeff Bremer

Join us for a free online presentation to mark Iowa’s 175th anniversary of statehood! 

Iowa was part of Michigan and Wisconsin Territories until 1838 when it began to be ruled by the federal government. Nominally a free territory, slavery was tolerated, if limited. By the end of 1846 Iowa’s boasted 100,000 people and had joined the union.

Learn more about this interesting period in our state's history with Dr. Jeff Bremer.


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