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Minnesota Government

Across

  1. A written document needed to become a state that outlines its rules and how it is organized.
  2. Minnesota became a _____ in 1858.
  3. European American ______ had the largest population growth in Minnesota during the 1800s.
  4. Henry _____ was the first governor of the state of Minnesota.

Down

  1. An area of land that is part of the United States but is not a state.
  2. A new form of transportation in 1847 that brought many people and supplies to Minnesota.
  3. Settlers came to Minnesota because more land became available through _______ with the Dakota and Ojibwe.
  4. Alexander Ramsey was appointed by President Zachary Taylor to be the ______ of Minnesota Territory.
  5. This city is the capital of Minnesota and used to be known as Pig's Eye Landing.
  6. An area of land that is part of the United States but is not a state.

Key

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Across

  1. constitution
  2. state
  3. settlers
  4. sibley

Down

  1. territory
  2. steamboats
  3. treaties
  4. governor
  5. stpaul
  6. territory