Chapter 7 Review
Terms in this set (31)
Who was the first public-school teacher in Minnesota
Who was the first TERRITORIAL governor of Minnesota?
Name 6 forms of transportation in the 1850s.
foot, canoe, train, steamboat, stagecoach, ox cart
What are the three branches of government
Legislative, Executive and Judicial
Minnesota became a territory in ______
Minnesota became a state in _______
European Americans outnumber American Indians in what year?
Where was Harriett Bishop from?
New England - Vermont
Where was Hans Mattson from?
What were some organizations Harriet Bishop's started?
Temperance Group, Sunday School, Women's Organizations,
What was the role of the legislative branch?
Makes the laws
What was the role of the executive branch?
enforce the laws
What was the role of the judicial branch?
interpret the laws
What was St. Paul like when Harriet Bishop arrived?
Muddy, log huts, mostly men, only 1/2 of parents could read
What was Harriet Bishop's school house like?
dirty blacksmith shop, decorated with evergreen branches, rats and snakes in the corners
Were both Hans Mattson and Harriet Bishop active in their communities?
Did both Hans Mattson and Harriet Bishop encourage others to come to Minnesota?
State or Territory? Could send delegates to Congress?
Could a territory have a governor, legislature and courts?
Was a territory in charge of it's own finances?
no, a state was
What year was it legal for settlers to take over land in MN?
What year could settlers CLAIM land in MN?
Why did people in Ireland leave their homeland and immigrate here?
Because of famines.
Why did people from Germany leave their homeland?
Why did people in Norway leave their homeland?
land and jobs were scarce
What convinced others to immigrate to Minnesota?
letters, politicians, newspaper editors, and land speculators
State or Territory? MN could have a voice in national affairs?
State or Territory? Minnesota attracted railroads.
State or Territory? Minnesota could be in charge of its own finances.
How many people did Minnesota need to become a territory?
Who was Minnesota's first STATE governor?