Tag Archives: War of 1812

Indiana Day

What is considered the Western US, the Midwestern US, and the Eastern US has changed in definition through history. These loose definitions came and went as did the naming of US Territories.  As portions of larger territories applied for and attained statehood, the … Continue reading

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Iowa Admission Day

I’m of  the opinion that the state of Iowa represents the transition of the western frontier of the post colonial United States into the post Civil War midwest.  Just looking over a list of Iowa place names, a person gets … Continue reading

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