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December 26, 2005


The Slavery Question

Indiana’s acceptance of African-American citizens, despite the 1787 Northwest ordinance outlawing slavery, was slow in coming.

March 28, 2005


"Mad" Anthony Wayne

Revolutionary general “Mad” Anthony Wayne prepared an offensive against the Indians. On August 20, 1794, Wayne’s army won a decisive victory at Fallen Timbers, just south of modern day Toledo.

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