Outline of Indiana
Indiana – a US state, was admitted to the United States as the 19th state on December 11, 1816. It is located in the midwestern United States and Great Lakes Region of North America. With 6,483,802 residents, as of the 2010 U.S. Census, the state is ranked 15th in population and 16th in population density. Indiana is ranked 38th in land area and is the smallest state in the continental US west of the Appalachian Mountains. Indiana's capital and largest city is Indianapolis, the second largest of any state capital and largest state capital east of the Mississippi River.
Geography of Indiana
- Indiana is: a U.S. state, a federal state of the United States of America
- Population of Indiana: 6,483,802 (2010 U.S. Census)
- Area of Indiana (land and water): 36,418 square miles (94,320 km2)
- Atlas of Indiana
Places in Indiana
- Historic places in Indiana
- National Natural Landmarks in Indiana
- Hoosier National Forest
- National parks in Indiana
- State parks in Indiana
Environment of Indiana
- Climate of Indiana
- Protected areas in Indiana
- Superfund sites in Indiana
- Wildlife of Indiana
- Fauna of Indiana
- Ecoregions of Indiana
Natural geographic features of Indiana
Man-made geographical features of Indiana
Regions of Indiana
Administrative divisions of Indiana
- The 92 counties of the state of Indiana
Demography of Indiana
Government and politics of Indiana
Federal government in Indiana
- United States congressional delegations from Indiana
- United States courts in Indiana
Elections and political parties in Indiana
Branches of the government of Indiana
Executive branch of the government of Indiana
- Governor of Indiana
- State departments
Legislative branch of the government of Indiana
- Indiana General Assembly (bicameral)
Judicial branch of the government of Indiana
- Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission
- Supreme Court of Indiana
- Indiana Court of Appeals
- Indiana Circuit Courts
- Indiana Court of Appeals
Law and order in Indiana
- Indiana Code
- Capital punishment in Indiana
- Constitution of Indiana
- Crime in Indiana
- Gun laws in Indiana
- Indiana Day
- Law enforcement in Indiana
- Same-sex marriage in Indiana
Military in Indiana
Local government in Indiana
History of Indiana
- Indigenous peoples
- Evidence of human activity date as early 8000 BC.
- Hopewell Culture developed agriculture and begins Indiana's first permanent settlements. 200 BC-400 AD
- Mississippian Culture supersedes the Hopewells, who disappeared for unknown reasons, 900
- Mississippians build Angel Mounds, 1000.
- Beaver Wars begin between the Iroquois Confederacy and the Algonquian Confederacy depopulates much of Indiana. c.1580 - 1701
- French fur traders enter Indiana and establish Tassinong, the first European outpost in Indiana, 1673
- Sieur de La Salle explores much of Indiana for the first time, claiming it for Louis XIV of France, 1679
- Indiana is part of the French colony of Louisiane, 1699–1763
- Vincennes is founded, 1732
- French and Indian War breaks out, British capture the French outposts in Indiana, 1760–1761
- American Revolutionary War, April 19, 1775 – September 3, 1783
- United States Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776
- George Rogers Clark invades Indiana capturing key British holdings in the Illinois Campaign. 1778-1783
- Treaty of Paris, September 3, 1783
- Unorganized territory of the United States, 1783–1787
- Virginia gives Indiana to the United States Government, 1784.
- Northwest Indian War, 1785–1795
- Territory Northwest of the River Ohio, (1787–1800)-1803
- Treaty of Greenville signed, opening part of Indiana for settlement for the first time by Americans, 1795
- Territory of Indiana, 1800–1816
- Treaty of Fort Wayne is signed, opening up much of southern Indiana to settlement, 1809.
- Administration of the District of Louisiana, 1804–1805
- Slavery in Indiana becomes a major issue, 1805.
- Tecumseh's War, 1811–1812
- Indiana in the War of 1812, June 18, 1812 – March 23, 1815
- State of Indiana becomes 19th state admitted to the United States of America on December 11, 1816
- Treaty of St. Mary's is signed, opening most of central Indiana for settlement, 1819
- Bank of Indiana created, 1832
- Indiana verges on bankruptcy, almost all of the state's public works are liquidated by the creditors, 1841
- Most of the native tribes are removed from Indiana, 1838-1846.
- Treaty of the Wabash signed, opening most of northern Indiana to settlement, 1840
- William Henry Harrison becomes ninth President of the United States on March 4, 1841
- Mexican-American War, April 25, 1846 – February 2, 1848
- Indiana's population exceeds 1 million, 1850
- Indiana adopted a new constitution, 1851
- Abraham Lincoln becomes 16th President of the United States on March 4, 1861
- American Civil War, April 12, 1861 – May 13, 1865
- Indiana Gas Boom begins, 1884
- Natural gas supplies run low, ended the boom, 1905
- Benjamin Harrison becomes 23rd President of the United States on March 4, 1889
- Vietnam War, September 26, 1959 – April 30, 1975
- Indiana adopts a series of constitutional amendments that alter the makeup of the government, 1970–1971
- By city
Culture of Indiana
- Cuisine of Indiana
- Museums in Indiana
- Religion in Indiana
- Scouting in Indiana
- State symbols of Indiana
The arts in Indiana
Sports in Indiana
Economy and infrastructure of Indiana
- Communications in Indiana
- Energy in Indiana
- Health care in Indiana
- Transportation in Indiana
Education in Indiana
- Schools in Indiana
- Topic overview:
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- All pages beginning with "Hoosier"
- All pages beginning with "Indianian"
- All pages with titles containing "Indiana"
- All pages with titles containing "Hoosier"
- All pages with titles containing "Indianian"
- "States ranked by population density". Worldatlas.com.
- "Guide to State and Local Census Geography–Indiana, 2010 U.S. Census". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-08-09.
- "State & County QuickFacts Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-08-09.
- "The Geography of Indiana". Netstate. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
- "Guide to State and Local Census Geography – Indiana". U.S. Census Bureau. 2011-12-22. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
- The official sobriquet of the State of Indiana has given rise to the humorous constructions Hoosierana (the land of Hoosiers; see uses in Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame and by sports journalist Frank DeFord) and Hoosierstan (the place of Hoosiers).
- "U.S. Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts Indiana".
- "Profile of the People and Land of the United States". National Atlas of the United States. Retrieved 2012-08-17.
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