In this volume, William Lass tells the story of Minnesota, a state that evolved from many cultures, from its beginnings to the present. This history not only provides descriptions of the essential events of Minnesota's past but also offers an interpretation of major trends and characteristics of the state and its distinctiveness within the context of the nation's story.
About the Author
William E. Lass is professor of history at Mankato State University. He lives in Mankato, Minnesota.
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1. The Land and First People
Interlude: TheViking Myth
2. Europeans in the Wilderness
3. American Ascendancy
4. Minnesota's Quest for Empire
5. Trials of Statehood
6. Peopling the Land
7. Three Frontiers
8. A Legacy of Protest Politics
9. The Diverse Economy
10. Mainstream Politics
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