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- Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti : A subspecies of the cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus) found east of the Mississippi River.
- Alabama, history : History of Alabama, a State of the United States since 1819. Previously a territory.
- American Civil War : Major war 1861-65 fought over slavery in which the U.S. defeated the secessionist Confederate States of America.
- Battle of New Orleans : A battle in 1815 in which General Andrew Jackson defeated an invading British army at the end of the War of 1812.
- Confederate States of America : Government formed by eleven southern states of the United States between 1861 and 1865, during the American Civil War.
- Dolly Sods Wilderness : Wilderness area in the Allegheny Mountains of eastern West Virginia, USA and part of the Monongahela National Forest.
- Great Plains : A large area of semi-arid grasslands located east of the Rocky Mountains and west of the Mississippi River and extending from Texas northwards into southern Canada.
- Herbert Hoover : US President from 1929 to 1933.
- Iowa : 29th state of the USA
- J. P. Morgan : American financier and banker (1837 – 1913) who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation.
- Jess Stacy : (1904 - 1995), American jazz pianist, famous during the Swing Era
- Joseph Smith, Jr. : (1805 – 1844) American religious leader who founded the Latter Day Saint movement, a restorationist movement giving rise to Mormonism.
- List of rivers by length : Add brief definition or description
- Louisiana Purchase : A land purchase of the entire Louisiana Territory in 1803 from France by the United States by President Thomas Jefferson.
- Minnesota : State located in the Midwestern United States.
- Missouri : 24th state of the USA
- Montana : One of the 50 states of the United States (statehood 1889, 41st state), located in the northern Great Plains and eastern Rocky Mountains; est. population (2008) 967,000.
- Moving panorama : Form of visual entertainment in the nineteenth century, utilising contiguous views of passing scenery, as if seen from a boat or a train window.
- Nebraska : One of the 50 states of the United States (statehood 1867, 37th state) located on the Great Plains in central U.S.; est. population (2008) 1,783,000.
- North Dakota : One of the 50 states of the United States (statehood 1889, 39th state) located on the Great Plains in north central U.S.; est. population (2008) 641,000.
- O Pioneers! : 1913 novel by Willa Cather about a young woman who manages and operates a farming homestead during frontier years in late 19th century Nebraska.
- Ohio : The 17th state admitted to the United States of America.
- Oklahoma : The 46th state admitted to the United States of America.
- Ontario : A province in eastern Canada, the second largest in area and with approximately 12,000,000 people (2006 census) the most populous.
- Public Land Survey System : A system used in the United States of America to unambiguosly locate and describe land based on a rectangular grid system. The system was used to subdivide and transfer land from public ownership to government ownership in most of the states west of the Mississippi River.
- Quebec Act : A 1774 Act of the British Parliament setting out procedures of governance in the Province of Quebec.
- South Dakota : One of the 50 states of the United States (statehood 1889, 40th state) located on the Great Plains in north central U.S.; est. population (2008) 804,000.
- United States of America : Constitutional republic in North America, has major land borders with Mexico and Canada.
- Wyoming : One of the 50 states of the United States (statehood 1890, 44th state) located on the Great Plains and eastern Rocky Mountains in north central U.S.; est. population (2008) 533,000.