Summary History of North Dakota
A brief historical overview of the state up to 1989. The summary was written by Larry Remele (Education & Interpretation Division, State Historical Society of North Dakota) for the 1989 North Dakota Blue Book, a publication of the North Dakota Secretary of State.
A short history of North Dakota is also available through the American Memories Project at the Library of Congress site.
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