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1783 Conclusion of the treaty that ended the Revolutionary war and fixed the Mississippi River as the western boundary of the United States.
1795 A Scotchman name McKay established a trading post on the west bank of the Missouri River, about twelve or fifteen miles below the present town of Dakota, and gave it the name of Fort Charles. This was probably the first white man's establishment within the present limits of Nebraska.
1800 Conclusion of the Treaty of San Ildefonso, by which Spain ceded Louisiana back to France.
1803 The Treaty of Paris concluded, by which the United States purchased Louisiana Treaty for $15,000,000. Nebraska by this treaty became the property of the United States.
1804 Lewis and Clark hold two councils with the Otoe and Missouri Indians about where the town of Fort Calhoun now stands.
1812 The Territory of Missouri, which included the present State of Nebraska, organized by an act of Congress.
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