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Ch 19: Minnesota History, Government & Culture

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Refresh your knowledge of the events and people that shaped Minnesota's government and culture with this overview. This chapter covers the state's history, its levels of government, and the history and culture of the Dakota and Anishinaabe peoples.

Minnesota History, Government & Culture - Chapter Summary

Review the lessons in this chapter for an overview of Minnesota's formative historical events, important figures, and levels of government. By the end of this chapter, you'll be more confident in your knowledge of the state's cultural history and diversity, as well as the daily lives of two of its Native American peoples. You can study anytime, at home or on your mobile device, to get a better understanding of the key events that shaped Minnesota's history.

After you complete the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Explain key events and important themes in the history of Minnesota
  • Detail the interactions between the state, local, and tribal governments
  • Distinguish between different types of local and tribal governance
  • Discuss the history, culture, and daily life of the Dakota and Anishinaabe peoples
  • Summarize the settlement and expansion of these Native American peoples

Study at your own pace and take advantage of the tools offered in this chapter, including lesson quizzes and chapter flashcards, to test your knowledge. With content written by expert instructors, you'll gain a stronger grasp on the history of the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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