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North Dakota's History

By Abby4y
  • Dakota Territory

    Dakota Territory
    In 1861, the United States created North Dakota.
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    New Settllers

    During the 1870s and 1880s the railroads that were being built, brought new settlers to North Dakota.
  • First Railroad

     First Railroad
    The first railroad is built across North Dakota that reaches the Missouri River.
  • First Cattle Ranch

    The first cattle ranch was established in North Daktoa in 1878.
  • Division

    In 1861, the territory of North Dakota was divided into two sections, the northern and the southern.
  • Statehood Date

    Statehood Date
    North Dakota became the 39th state on November 2, 1889.
  • Creating North Dakota

    Creating North Dakota
    On November 2, 1889 President Benjamin Harrison signed a bill creating North Dakota as the 39th state.