Wisconsin Events

  • Great Britain takes control of WI from the French on January 1st.

    Great Britain takes control of WI from the French on January 1st.
  • The Revolutionary War began on April 19th.

    The Revolutionary War began on April 19th.
  • Wisconsin becomes part of US territory

    Wisconsin becomes part of US territory
  • Wisconsin became the 30th state on May 29th

    Wisconsin became the 30th state on May 29th
  • African Americans in WI have the right to vote on January 26th.

    African Americans in WI have the right to vote on January 26th.
  • Robert M. La Follette was elected Governor of WI.

    Robert M. La Follette was elected Governor of WI.
  • Victor Berger becomes the first socialist to be elected for Congress.

    Victor Berger becomes the first socialist to be elected for Congress.
  • The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution gives women the right to vote.

    The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution gives women the right to vote.
  • Milwaukee was forced to start desegregating schools.

    Milwaukee was forced to start desegregating schools.
  • United States Supreme Court allow s WI to launch their educational voucher plan to start having private religious schools.

    United States Supreme Court allow s WI to launch their educational voucher plan to start having private religious schools.