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United States: Local History and Description

yoo nIt' ed stAts, a republic comprising 48 conterminous states, Alaska, Hawaii, and the District of Columbia

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Sieur de Bourgmont
M. Étienne Venyard, Sieur de Bourgmont
led an expedition in the Missouri River Valley in 1724 that established relations with Kanza and Paducah Indians in present-day Kansas. His treatment of the Indians he met gave the French an advantage not enjoyed by any other colonial power of the day -- totally peaceful trade.

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New England
New England
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Middle Atlantic States
Middle Atlantic States
Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania

South Atlantic States
South Atlantic States
Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia

Gulf States
Gulf States
Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas

Old Southwest
Old Southwest
Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee

Old Northwest
Old Northwest
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin

The West
The West
Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wyoming

New Southwest
New Southwest
Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

Pacific States
Pacific States
Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington

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