Wisconsin State History

Chronology of Wisconsin from 1639 to 1843

Book Transcriptions:

Wisconsin: Its Story and Biography, 1848-1913, Vol. 1
By Ellis Baker Usher; Publ. 1914
(Partial Transcription)

Chapter 1

The Genesis of Wisconsin. Wisconsin At The Meeting Of The Waters; The Thoroughfare Of The Fur Trader And The Temple Of The Black Robed Priest; It Passes From French To British Hands To Become An American Trophy Of The Revolution.

Chapter 2

Emerging From The Wilderness Through Many Jurisdictions; The Name Wisconsin; The "badger" nickname; A Firmament Dividing The Waters

Chapter 3

Captain Carver Saw The Strategic Value Of The Mississippi In 1766 -Early Wisconsin Writers Saw The Importance Of Interior Waterways-Professor Shaler's Opinion Setting The Forest Above The Plain-The Early Routes Of The Fur Trade.

Chapter 4

The Economic Advantages Of Water Transportation Always Have Held The Imaginations Of Practical Men - Champlain And The Panama Canal And The Improved Waterways Of His New Prance Of North America.

Chapter 5

The Early Settlements At Green Bay, Prairie Du Chien, And The "Lead Diggings" - Other French Missions And Trading Posts.

An Illustrated History of the State of Wisconsin: being a complete civil, political and military history of the state from its first exploration down to 1875
By Charles Richard Tuttle; Publ. 1875
(Partial Transcription)

Chapter 1

Physical Features Geology and Minerals Climate, Soil, and Productions Antiquities

Chapter 2

Chronology of Wisconsin from 1639 to 1843

Chapter 3

Indian Tribes of Wisconsin

Chapter 4

The French in America - The Fur Trade - Jesuit Missionaries - Jean Nicollet -Green Bay - Its Early History - Labors of Father Allouez, Dablon, Andre, Marquette, and Others -La Salle, & c.




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