Why is Wisconsin called Wisconsin?
Wisconsin is an English spelling of "Ouisconsin", itself a French version of "Mesconsing", a Miami Indian name for what is now called the Wisconsin River. Roughly translated the original meaning describes it as a river meandering through something red, most likely referring to the red sandstone bluffs in the Wisconsin Dells area. So, it would seem that the state of Wisconsin was named after the river by the same name and not the other way around as one might surmise. This is not surprising, however, given that during that time period rivers were major travel routes and routes of trade with the natives of the region. particularly for beaver which were nearly extinct in Europe at the time. James Duane Doty is credited with giving the territory, which later became a state with its name. He rallied Congress to create a new territory called "Chippewau" and when that failed, he tried again proposing the territory be called "Wiskonsin" in recognition of its principal river.
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Answer . I don't believe Wisconsin has an emancipation statute. However, you might still be able to petition for emancipation, because generally you can ask the court for anything you want. It would be wise to consult with a local attorney.
Wisconsin has a governor, not a mayor. Some cities have mayors. The current Wisconsin governor is Scott Walker.
Wisconsin is in the United States - in the Midwest. It borders Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan. It is also part of the Great Lakes region, bordering Lake Superior and Lake Michigan. See link below for Wisconsin's location relative to the US. Wisconsin is located in the mid-western region.
Why is it that questions with the words emancipation and Wisconsin don't have answers. Please Wisconsin lawyers, help Wisconsin children! If Wisconsin children want to know about emancipation and the abolitionist movement, they could begin by investigating the story of Joshua Glover. He was a runa…way slave. People in Racine, Wisconsin, rescued him and helped him get to Canada by way of the Underground Railroad. The word emancipation means different things to different people, but its primary meaning is: to set free. The best way to set yourself free from anything that binds you, is to get a good education. Please continue to investigate your questions on many different websites. Education doesn't happen only in school. It continues throughout your life, but it begins with a question. Keep asking. Check out a site named the Wisconsin Electronic Reader. You will find information about all kinds of interesting things. (MORE)
Wisconsin is famous for SummerFest, Harley Davidson, and cheese.It is also the birthplace of Frank Lloyd Wright, the famousarchitect and the birthplace of the Barnum and Bailey Circus,billed at the time as "The Greatest Show on Earth." The state isalso home to the Green Bay Packers, one of the most …famous andstoried NFL teams in history. It is infamous for the serial killerJeffrey Dahmer . The state produces more dairy products than any other, and isthe second largest producer of milk (after California). Shopsmaking and selling locally made cheese can be found throughout thestate and as it calls itself "America's dairy state" it has anample supply of fresh cow and goat milk to harbor what has becomeconsidered a craft by many there. Many Wisconsin cheese makers taketheir craft as seriously as a fine vintner takes the production ofhis wine, and just the same it is both a science and an art. . One word of caution though, there are numerous "tourist traps"that line the major travel routes and sell sub-standard cheese atinflated prices. If you want to find the best cheese, ask thelocals, who are typically quite friendly - so much so that you mayhave to hear about Aunt Ruth's gout before getting the skinny onthe best cheese around. If you plan on visiting Wisconsin, youshould also consider another famous tradition there, though famousperhaps only to frequent visitors to the area, the Friday fish fry.At nearly every bar every Friday night they serve fried fish,typically all you can eat with fries and slaw. Just like the cheesethere is good and bad, so ask the locals and avoid the touristtraps. (MORE)
Largest City is Milwaukee . Earth Day start . Capital is Madison . 2nd biggest producer of dairy products after California . State bird: Robin . Home of the Biggest Waterparks in the World . Has 4 seasons . Football Team: Green Bay Packers . College Football Team: Badgers . Home of Laura In…galls Wilder . Famous for cheese . Home of Georgia O'Keeffe. (famous painter) The ice cream sundae was invented here in 1881 to get around BlueLaws prohibiting ice cream from being sold on Sundays. (MORE)
The weather in Wisconsin is generally cold and snowy in the winter.During the summer months, it is warm and humid.
Wisconsinites and sometimes the people of this state are called badgers , which in 1957 also became the state nickname (the Badger State).
"Badger State" Although the badger has been closely associated with Wisconsin since territorial days, it was not declared the official state animal until 1957. Over the years its likeness had been incorporated in the state coat of arms, the seal, the flag and even State Capitol architecture, as wel…l as being immortalized in the song "On, Wisconsin!" ("Grand old bager state!") (MORE)
back in the 1800s, miners dug tunnels into hillsides as they searched for lead and then lived in them during the winter months to keep warm. This reminded people of badgers and Wisconsin became known as the badger state.
Bucky Badger. His full name, something you learn on the campus tour, is Buckingham U. Badger.
In Wisconsin a DUI remains a misdemeanor charge until the fourth offense within five years-which is pretty lenient compared with other states' DUI laws. A first offense DUI will likely result in fairly hefty fines, license revocation, community service, alcohol education classes, and a probation per…iod. (MORE)
\n. \nOne of the most famous school fight songs ever written.\n. \nIt's the fight song for the University of Wisconsin's football team. Its lyrics are:\n. \n On, Wisconsin! On, Wisconsin! \nPlunge right through that line! \nRun the ball clear down the field, boys \ntouchdown sure this time. (U ra…h rah) \nOn, Wisconsin! On, Wisconsin! \nFight on for her fame \nFight! Badgers! - fight, fight, fight! \nWe'll win this game.. \nOn, Wisconsin! On, Wisconsin! \nStand up, Badgers, sing! \n"Forward" is our driving spirit, \nLoyal voices ring.. \nOn, Wisconsin! On, Wisconsin! \nRaise her glowing flame \nStand, Fellows, let us now \nSalute her name! . \nLater on, they kept the tune, rewrote the lyrics and designated it the Wisconsin state song. Those lyrics are:\n. \n On, Wisconsin! On, Wisconsin! \nGrand old badger state! \nWe, thy loyal sons and daughters, \nHail thee good and great. \nOn, Wisconsin! On, Wisconsin! \nChampion of the right, \n"Forward!", our motto - \nGod will give thee might! . \nIt's also the fight song of half the high schools in America. (MORE)
Awesome. That's what. And if you are looking for a more profound name, try Wisconsinites.
Though essentially absent in developed and agricultural areas, there are indeed chiggers in WI, most commonly found in dry grassland areas.
The Wisconsin Dells is 50 miles north of Madison, WI on I90/94, or it's about 100 miles north of the IL border (South Beloit) on I90
Wisconsin is in the Midwest by Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, Illinios, and Indiana. It's also around Lake Superior
Wisconsin is called America's dairy land because of the largenumber of dairy farms in the state. Besides producing milk fordrinking, Wisconsin is the largest producer in the United States ofbutter.
Well, there is no Antioch, WI. However, there is an Antioch, IL, just a mile or so south of the Illinois / Wisconsin border. It is about an hour's drive north of Chicago, and about 5 miles west of Interstate 94. The main intersection is IL 83 and IL 173.
"Forward" Reflecting Wisconsin's continuous drive to be a national leader, the state adopted "Forward" as the official state motto in 1851.
Wisconsin is like most of the Midwestern states in terms ofclimate, size, and things to do. It is a big producer of cheese,and home to the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Bucks'
The Wisconsin idea is a political policy. This policy was developedin Wisconsin (hence the name) and is used to foster thecontributions of public universities to the state as well as ensurethat legislation benefits the greatest number of people in acommunity.
A "cheesehead" is someone who is a fan of the Green Bay Packers. Since Wisconsin is the cheese state and many of the bigger farms are in or near Green Bay, we are considered the cheeseheads. You will see many people wearing cheesehats at Packer games. If you go to a Wisconsin store you can also find… cheese colsters, toys, hats, and more goodies involving cheeseheads or the Packers. (MORE)
Peacocks are most suited for places where there are a lot of rainbows. That is the climate that works best.
A north-central US State that border Lake Michigan and Lake Superior and also shares borders with Illinois, Iowa, Michigan and Minnesota.
Wisconsin Dells is a city in Wisconsin. It has over 8 water parks, arcades, famous restaurants like Mr. Pancake, and family fun activities like golf and Mt. Olympus. It is the water park capital of the world.
Because The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is not based on a true story; it's fiction. Ed Gein is NOT The Texas Chainsaw Massacre killer. He's just the guy who gave the moviemakers the idea for the Leatherface character. Just because a writer gets an idea for a movie or book from real life, doesn't …mean that movie/book is "based on a true story." All writers get their ideas from real life. Occasionally, a great idea will just come to you, seemingly from out of the blue, and you honestly have no idea where it came from. But for the most part, writers don't come up with ideas from nothing. They get their ideas from things they see and experience in the real world, be it personal experiences, or newspaper stories. For example, say you read a story in the newspaper about a notorious female drug dealer in New York City. This gives you the idea for a character named Stella Banx, a tough and powerful woman who, at the age of 55, is slowly dying of syphilis. With the Mayor's approval, she runs the most lucrative brothel in all of 19th century New Orleans, with the help of her two murderous yet loyal daughters, Kit and Marie. Now, wouldn't it be silly to say that the story of Stella Banx is "based on a true story?" The real life story and the fictional story are nothing alike! Stella Banx isn't a drug dealer, she doesn't live in the 21st century, she doesn't live in New York City, she has two daughters, she's friends with the Mayor, she has syphilis... When a movie/book is "based on a true story," it means that the author/moviemakers strived to make the movie/book as close to the truth as possible. No such attempt was made with The Texas Chainsaw Massacre . The moviemakers never made any effort to accurately portray the Ed Gein story. Instead, they just took a few teeny-tiny grains of truth, and everything else is fictional. The only similarities between the Ed Gein case and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre are that Ed Gein wore the skin of his victims like clothing, decapitated and gutted them and hung them up in his house, and may possibly have eaten some of their remains. Ed Gein did not live in Texas, he did not belong to a family of killers, he did not murder his victims with a chainsaw, and he never stalked a bunch of teenagers that were passing by his house! Again, just because the author/moviemaker got an idea from real life, doesn't mean the book/movie is based on a true story! Just to name a few examples out of a million, many of Jane Austen's characters were based, at least in part, on herself or people she knew. But that doesn't mean Pride and Prejudice is based on a true story. Nearly all of Stephen King's main characters (the male ones, anyway) are pretty much self-portraits. They're all variations of himself. But that doesn't mean Stephen King's novels are based on true stories, either! Additionally, Stephen King got the idea for Ellen Rimbauer and the Rose Red mansion from Sarah Winchester and the Winchester Mansion. But Ellen Rimbauer and Rose Red are still fiction: for one thing, no one has ever died or gone missing in the Winchester Mansion. And the life of Sarah Winchester was absolutely nothing like the life of the fictional Ellen Rimbauer. The idea for the Freddy Krueger character came from a creepy vagrant who frightened writer/director Wes Craven when he was a child. The man wore a hat and sweater similar to Freddy's. But that doesn't mean the Nightmare on Elm Street movies are based on a true story! And the plot of nearly every Law & Order episode comes from newspaper stories of real-life crimes. But they still can legitimately put the disclaimer that, "the events in this story are fictional and do not depict any real person or event," at the beginning of each episode, because they change so many of the facts that it becomes fiction. And finally, both The Silence of the Lambs and Psycho were also inspired by the Ed Gein murders. But nobody ever tries to call The Silence of the Lambs or Psycho "based on a true story." The amount of truth in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Silence of the Lambs and Psycho is the same: almost none. I repeat: Ed Gein is NOT the Texas Chainsaw Massacre killer. He's just the guy who inspired the character Leatherface. Saying that The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is based on a true story, because they got the idea from Ed Gein, is like saying that A Nightmare on Elm Street is based on a true story, because Wes Craven got the idea for Freddy from that homeless guy who scared him so many years ago. I really cannot stress this enough: ALL writers get their ideas from real life. A movie/book is only "based on a true story" when the writer tries to depict the truth as accurately as possible. If the author just uses something in real life as inspiration, but the book/movie they produce is totally different from what really happened...then it's not based on a true story. In other words, a movie/book is not automatically "based on a true story" just because one or two things are similar to something that really happened. If we say that a movie/book is "based on a true story" just because the author/moviemaker got the idea from something in real life, then we are basically saying that every movie/book is based on a true story. (MORE)
They produce alot of dairy products....the cheese is awesome. and the dells are freaking sweet!
Wisconsin is 1 of the BEST states ever! im telling u it is a fun experience i live here and it is the dairy land how cool! u should live here/come here! try it! I think it's one of the best states in the U.S. because its very fun, and also the cities you should go to is Milwaukee and Green Bay. C…HEESEHEAD! (MORE)
Mequon is a small city nort of Milwaukee, it is in Wisconsin, USA. It's zipcode is 53092 and it has three elementry schools, two middle schools and one high school. Few people actually know about Mequon and many times the spokeswoman for ATW(assignment the world) has pronounced it wrong. It is corre…ctly pronounced [meh(as in meth)-kuan(it's like quad only with a n)]. That is Mequon, and you can probably find it on Google Maps. Maybe. (MORE)
The "Wisconsin" statue was sculpted in 1920 by Daniel Chester French, the same artist who created the seated figure of Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln memorial in Washington, D.C.
It is in Wisconsin. Its north of Madison. Its by Arlington. There is a McDonalds and a Subway entering Poynette and currenty building a mini mart. MADELINE RULES WOOOOOOOOOO!!!
Actually, no. I have called someone from Wisconsin to Tennessee before and it was not a long distance call. On some phones, it is considered a long distance call even if the person doesn't have the same area code as you, but that is mostly old phones. Today, it wouldn't be a long distance call, it w…ould be a long distance call if you called London (just an example) from Wisconsin though. (MORE)
Wisconsin is the chesse state because that is mainly the type of food they put in recipes
Wisconsin is not an object; it is one of the states in the USA, North America.
tons of plants are in Wisconsin like for instance the state flower is wood violet.
They are called Wisconsinites or Badgers, but I think it's mostly Wisconsinites because they're from Wisconsin. : D
American people call them cheese heads . People in Wisconsin call themselves cheddar heads. OR Awesome. If that doesn't suit you, try Wisconsinites.
Yes, on a cell phone, home phone and even a face to face conversation. There are however rules to follow per State and these are those rules listed below: There are 12 States in the U.S. That requires ALL parties involved in the conversation (All Party Consent) to be made aware that the conver…sation is being recorded. These States are: California Connecticut Delaware Florida Illinois Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Montana New Hampshire Pennsylvania Washington The following 38 States require that at least ONE person (One Party Consent) involved in the conversation has given permission for the conversation to be recorded including the person doing the recording. That means simply that if you are a part of the phone conversation, then you are allowed by law to record it without telling anyone else on the call that you are doing it: Alaska Arkansas Colorado District of Columbia Georgia Hawaii Idaho Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Nebraska Nevada New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming This falls under the United States Code: Title 18.2511. As long as you actually take part in the conversation and are doing so in a State that allows "One Party Consent", it is quite legal to record the conversation without another party in the conversation giving permission or even being told that they are being recorded. Hope that fully answers your question. (MORE)
Because their primary involvement was in jobs and labor issues instead of the idealism of politics.
No, there is no Wisconsin, Wisconsin. Although, there is a Wisconsin Dells, WI and there is also a Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
The most accepted abbreviation is WI (which are both written ascapital letters). This practice is accepted by the US Postal Systemfor all US states and Territories. WI
The people who live in Wisconsin are called badgers because Wisconsin is the badger state.
Chupacabras are, for the time being, mythical creatures. They are a study within the field of cryptozoology, which also includes dragons and elves. Chupacabras have allegedly been spotted in various areas of North and South America, however as there has been no recorded evidence of their existenc…e they are considered unreal. Due to this problem, it's impossible to identify the creatures, it's impossible to track the creatures, and impossible to determine if they exist within Wisconsin. (MORE)
Yes, white pelicans have recently started returning to Wisconsinalong the Mississippi and in in the Fox Valley area.
Wisconsin is located in the north of continental United States. Itis located between Minnesota and Michigan.
The distance across Wisconsin fromeast to west is 260 miles. The distance across Wyoming from northto south is 310 miles.
Wisconsin's major industries are manufacturing, agriculture, andhealth care. Wisconsin is one of the nation's leading producers ofmilk, cheese and butter. Agriculture crops include corn,cranberries, potatoes and carrots. Manufacturing production includetransportation, equipment, paper products and h…ealth care devices. (MORE)
The major rivers in Wisconsin arethe Wisconsin River, Mississippi River, St. Croix River andChippewa River.
Wisconsin is bordered by Minnesotato the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, LakeMichigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superiorto the north.