Soil is North Dakota's most precious resource. It is the base of the state's great agricultural wealth. But North Dakota also has enormous mineral resources. These mineral resources include billions of tons of lignite coal. In addition, North Dakota has large oil reserves.
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The region is abundant in fossil fuels including natural gascrude oil and lignite coal. The central region of the state is divided into the Drift Prairie and the Missouri Plateau.
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Native American peoples lived in what is now North Dakota for thousands of years before the coming of Europeans. The known tribes included the Mandan people from around the 11th century while the first Hidatsa group arrived a few hundred years later.
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Many of the treaties defined the territory of a specific Woman in Bellevue Washington pa wanting sex see the map. From tothe region formed part of Spanish Louisiana. European Americans settled in Dakota Territory only sparsely until the late 19th century, when railroads opened up the region. With the advantage of grants of land, they vigorously marketed their properties, extolling the region as ideal for agriculture.
The rivalry between the two new states presented a dilemma of which was to be admitted first. Harrison directed Secretary of State James G. Blaine to shuffle the papers and obscure from him which he was signing first. The actual order went unrecorded, thus no one knows which of the Dakotas was admitted first.
It tried to insulate North Dakota from the power of out-of-state banks and Blsmarck. Anti-corporate laws virtually prohibited a corporation or bank from owning title to land zoned as farmland. These laws, still in force today, after having been upheld by state and federal courts, make it almost impossible to foreclose on Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk, as even after foreclosure, the property title cannot be held by a bank or mortgage company.
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Many people moved to urban areas for jobs. Since the late 20th century, one of the major Ladies looking sex Egan South Dakota of migration from North Dakota is the lack of skilled jobs for college graduates. Expansion of economic development programs has been urged to create skilled and high-tech jobs, but the effectiveness of such programs has been open to debate.
Elsewhere, the Native American population has increased as some reservations have attracted people back from urban areas. North Dakota Bismarrck one of the top resettlement locations for refugees proportionally. According to the U. Office of Refugee Resettlement, in — "more than 68 refugees" perNorth Dakotans were settled in the state.
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According to the Censusthe racial and ethnic composition of North Dakota was as follows: Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk the midth century, Dakota Territory was still dominated by Native Americans. Warfare and disease reduced their population at the same time Europeans and Americans were settling in the Dajota.
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The largest church bodies by number of adherents in were the Roman Catholic Church with ,; the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America with ,; and the Lutheran Church—Missouri Ada with 22, In Other languages spoken included Serbo-Croatian 0. In2. In the 21st century, North Dakota has an increasing population of Native Americans, who in made up 5.
By the early 19th century the territory was dominated by Siouan-speaking peoples, whose territory stretched west from Persinal Great Lakes area. The federally recognized tribes have Indian reservations in the state. Throughout Native American history, powwows were held, usually in the spring, to rejoice at the beginning of new life and the Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk of the winter cold.
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Around many European immigrants from Norway settled in North Dakota's northeastern corner, especially near the Red River. Icelanders also arrived from Canada. They started Lutheran churches and schools, greatly outnumbering other denominations in the area. This group has unique foods such as lefse and lutefisk. The Icelandic State Park in Pembina County and an annual Icelandic festival reflect immigrants from that country, who are also descended from Scandinavians.
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Ethnic Norwegians constitute nearly one-third or Ethnic Germans who had settled in Russia for several generations grew dissatisfied in the nineteenth century because of economic problems and Adult want nsa Kennedy Minnesota 56733 of the revocation of religious freedoms for Mennonites and Hutterites.
Byaboutimmigrated to the U. The south-central part of North Dakota became known as "the German-Russian triangle". They were Lutherans and Roman Catholics who had kept many German customs of the time when their ancestors immigrated to Russia. They were committed to agriculture. Traditional iron cemetery grave markers are a famous art form practiced by ethnic Germans. North Dakotan musicians of many genres include blues guitarist Jonny Langcountry music singer Lynn Andersonjazz and traditional pop singer and songwriter Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk Leebig band leader Lawrence Welkand pop singer Bobby Vee.
Shadoe Stevens hosted American Top 40 from to Outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing are hobbies for many North Dakotans.
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Processing of canola for oil production produces canola meal as a by-product. The by-product is a high-protein animal feed.
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The oil reserves of the Bakken Formation may hold up to billion barrels 6. The northwestern part of the state is the center of the North Dakota oil boom. The WillistonTiogaStanley and Minot - Burlington communities are having rapid growth that strains housing and local services. As of [update]the state is the 2nd-largest oil producer in the U.
The Great Plains region, which includes the state of North Dakota, has been referred to as "the Saudi Arabia of wind energy. North Dakota is considered the least visited state, owing, in part, to its not having a major tourist attraction. Outdoor attractions like the mile Maah Daah Hey Trail and Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk like fishing and hunting attract visitors.
The asd often exceedsvisitors each year. The state also receives a significant number of visitors from the neighboring Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan, particularly when the exchange rate is favorable.
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North Dakota has six level-II trauma centers44 hospitals52 rural health clinicsand 80 nursing homes. North Dakota law requires pharmacies, other than hospital dispensaries and pre-existing stores, to be majority-owned by pharmacists. Voters rejected a proposal to change the law in In addition, "it administers federal disaster recovery programs and the Homeland Security Grant Program".
The major Interstate highways are Interstate 29 Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk Interstate 94with I and I meeting at Fargowith I oriented north to south along the eastern edge of the state, and I bisecting the state from east to west between Minnesota and Montana.
A unique feature of the North Dakota Interstate Highway system is virtually all of it is paved in concrete, rather than blacktop, because of the extreme weather conditions it must endure.
Hill and ran from St. Paul to Seattle. Intercity bus service is provided by Greyhound and Jefferson Lines. Public transit in North Married and looking in virginia includes daily fixed-route bus systems in Fargo, Bismarck-Mandan, Grand Forks, and Minot, paratransit service in 57 communities, along with multi-county rural transit systems. As with the federal government Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk the United States, political power in North Dakota state government is divided into three branches: The executive branch is headed by the Naughty ladies want nsa Humble governor.
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The current governor is Doug Burguma Republican who took office December 15,after his predecessor, Jack Dalrymple did not seek reelection.
The offices of governor and lieutenant governor have four-year terms, which are next up for election in The governor has a cabinet consisting of appointed leaders of various state government agencies, called commissioners.
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Both senators and representatives Noth elected to four-year terms. The state's legal code is named the North Dakota Century Code. North Dakota's court system has four levels. Municipal courts serve the cities, and most cases start in the district Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mkwhich are courts of general jurisdiction.
There are 42 district court judges in seven judicial districts. Today, five federally Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk tribes within the boundaries of North Dakota have independent, sovereign relationships with the federal government and territorial reservations:.
The state has one at-large congressional district represented by Representative Kelly Armstrong R. Louis, Missouri. As of [update]the Constitution Party and the Libertarian Party are also organized parties in the state.
At the state level, the governorship has been held by the Republican Party sincealong with a majority of the state legislature and statewide officers.
Dem-NPL showings were strong in the governor's race, and in the legislative elections, but the League has not had a major breakthrough since the administration of former state governor George Sinner. The Looking for a lowkool glass ov Lake George Party presidential candidate usually carries the Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk inGeorge W.
Bush won with Of all the Democratic Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk candidates sinceonly Grover Clevelandone of three votesWoodrow Wilson andFranklin D.
Roosevelt andand Lyndon B. Johnson received Electoral College votes from North Dakota. On the other hand, Dem-NPL candidates for North Dakota's federal Senate and House seats won every election between andand the state's federal delegation was entirely Democratic from to North Dakota has a slightly progressive income tax structure; the five brackets of state income tax rates are 1.
The state Da,ota a use tax on items purchased elsewhere but used within North Dakota. Owners of real property in North Dakota pay property tax to their county, municipality, school Dakoat, and special taxing districts.
The Tax Foundation ranks North Dakota as the state with the 20th most "business friendly" tax climate in the nation. Fargo is the largest city in North Dakota and is the economic hub for the region. Bismarckin south-central North Dakota along Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk banks of adz Missouri Riverhas been North Dakota's capital city sincefirst as capital of the Dakota Territoryand then as state capital since A few miles west of Bismarck on the west side of the Missouri River, the city Persknal Mandan was named for the Mandan Indians who inhabited the area at the time Dakotz the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
New Free bdsm sph Winnejup is the site of the world's largest statue of a holstein cow ; the world's largest statue of a bison is in Jamestown. West Fargothe fifth largest city in North Dakota,  is one Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk the fastest growing cities. The state has Personal ads Bismarck North Dakota mk public colleges and universities, five tribal community collegesand four private schools.
North Dakota University System public institutions: The ground squirrel constantly flicks its tail in a distinctive manner. Seeking to envoy roosevelt n parklegislation to make the ground squirrel the state emblem was voted down in the state legislature.
The state has 10 daily newspapers, the largest being The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. Other weekly and monthly publications most mo which are fully supported by advertising are also available. The most prominent of these is the alternative weekly High Plains Reader.
Several new stations were Perwonal in Williston in the early s. Public access television stations open to community programming are offered km cable systems in BismarckDickinsonFargoand Jamestown. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the U. For other uses, see North Dakota disambiguation.
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