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History.com's state gallery for Minnesota. Learn more about the state symbols and famous landmarks.
Native American Tribes and Cultures
Native American Tribes and Cultures(13 Photos)
Native American cultures in the United States include socially and geographically diverse groups.
Native American Warriors and Battles
Native American Warriors and Battles(13 Photos)
Discover the history of conflict between colonial and American governments and the Native American population of the United States.
Native Americans: Legislation
Native Americans: Legislation(12 Photos)
For more than 300 years, Native Americans have fought, often through legal efforts, to preserve and maintain their cultures, land and way of life.
Garrison Keillor's Minnesota
Garrison Keillor's MinnesotaVideo Clip (2:44)
Video Clip (2:44)
In this American History video, brought to you by the History Channel, Garrison Keillor talks about his home state of Minnesota and his radio show A Prairie Home Companion.
The Buffalo and Native Americans
The Buffalo and Native AmericansVideo Clip (1:52)
Video Clip (1:52)
The buffalo was an essential part of Native American life, used in everything from religious rituals to teepee construction.
The Last of the Sioux
The Last of the SiouxVideo Clip (3:48)
Video Clip (3:48)
Resistant to government regulated reservations, the Sioux retreated into the Black Hills until a final massacre at Wounded Knee.
American BuffaloVideo Clip (2:52)
Video Clip (2:52)
The construction of the railroad led to the near-extinction of the buffalo, which had sustained native populations for centuries.
Mondale and the Cuban Cigars
Mondale and the Cuban CigarsVideo Clip (1:42)
Video Clip (1:42)
Joe Trippi, aide to Walter Mondale's 1984 Campaign, tells the story of the outrageous adventure two campaign staffers made to gift Mondale a box of Cuban Cigars.
Violence Batters 1968 Democratic Convention
Violence Batters 1968 Democratic ConventionVideo Clip (4:00)
Video Clip (4:00)
The madness of the 1968 Demoratic National Convention, set to "My Generation" by The Who.
Campaign Spot: Convention (1968)
Campaign Spot: Convention (1968)Video Clip (0:55)
Video Clip (0:55)
For his second run for the presidency, Nixon hired filmmaker Eugene Jones to produce ads that captured the turbulence and unrest in the nation at the time. Convention was one in a series -- mimicking the uneasy mood and tension in the US, suggesting that Nixon was the only man to bring the country together again.
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