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The territory now occupied by Wisconsin was populated by the Amerindian Potawatomis, Menominees and Winnebagoszone tribes - when the French Jean Nicolet then Louis Jolliet and Jacques Embute explored respectively in 1634 and 1672-1673, about years before French sovereignty was definitively established there by Nicolas Perrot (1686).

The French explored the region, namely the fur trade.

The surrendered to England at the time of the Paris Treaty of 1763, the territory was then placed under the authority of the Americans in 1783, after the War of Independence, then united to the Northwest Territories in 1787. In 1832, the war against the Indian chief Black Hawk put an end to Indian resistance in the face of American colonization, and Wisconsin has finally become the thirtieth state of the American Union on May 29, 1848.

Wisconsin's population, benefiting from the discovery of lead deposits in the 1820s and a first wave of immigration, reached 305,400 inhabitants in 1850, against 11,700 fifteen years earlier; in 1870, composed for a large part of emigrants from Germany and Scandinavia, it exceeded the million inhabitants. Agriculture specialized in dairy farming from the end of the nineteenth century, while industries (papers, metallurgy) developed in Milwaukee and in the riverside towns on Lake Michigan. Although immigration declined after World War I, Wisconsin's population was over 3 million in 1940.

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Wisconsin Public Schools by County

Universities, scientific institutions in Wisconsin

Lawrence University in Appleton
The small Lawrence University was founded in 1847 and today has around 1600 students. At the time, it was the second educational institution of its kind to accept male and female students alike.
The following departments are offered:
- Engineering Sciences
- Health Sciences
- Environmental Sciences
- Art
- Music

Marquette University in Milwaukee
Marquette University is a private (Catholic) university and was founded in 1881. On the campus in downtown Milwaukee there are numerous architectural gems, such as the Gesu Church, a Gothic-style church, which is the spiritual center of the Catholic campus, or the Marquette Hall, which, in addition to classrooms and laboratories, also features a carillon sounds every Wednesday, hosts. Approximately 11,600 students are currently studying here.
The following departments are taught here:
- Art
- Health Sciences
- Economics
- Nursing
- Engineering Sciences

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
The Milwaukee Scholl of Engineering was founded in 1903 and is now among the top ten best colleges and universities in the United States. There are partner programs for the Lübeck University of Applied Sciences and the Technical University in Prague. Basically, the curriculum of this institution deals with technical professions.
Events take place in the following areas:
- Engineering
- Architecture
- Technology
- Electrical engineering
- Mechanics
- Computer science

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
The university was founded in 1909 and belongs to the University of Wisconsin system. This campus also houses impressive partly listed architecture, such as the Maurice O. Graff Main Hall, which houses the administration and a large lecture hall in addition to some classrooms. Around 10,000 students are currently studying here.
The university's broad spectrum covers the following areas:
- Economics
- Languages
- Art
- History
- Communication
- Education
- Health Sciences

University of Wisconsin - Madison
This state university, founded in 1848, is one of the largest and most prestigious public universities in the United States. It is currently attended by over 40,000 students and has around 2,000 employees. The University of Wisconsin - Madison is the largest university in the state of Wisconsin and the mother of the University of Wisconsin system, which was established in the mid-20th century through expansion, for example by locations in Milwaukee or La Crosse.
The following faculties are represented in the UW Madison:
- Agricultural Sciences
- Economics
- Education
- Engineering Sciences
- Journalism
- Law
- Medicine
- Music
- social work

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
The university, founded in 1956, belongs to the University of Wisconsin system. There are around 30,000 students studying here, making the university the second largest in Wisconsin after UW Madison and the largest in the Milwaukee metropolitan area.
The following faculties are represented at the UW Milwaukee:
- Architecture
- Education
- Engineering Sciences
- Health Sciences
- Art
- Economics
- Information Sciences

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
The university was founded in 1894 and also belongs to the University of Wisconsin system. It is currently an educational center for around 9,000 students and offers a wide range of sports activities as well as its own everyday university activities, as well as its own television and radio station.
The following areas are taught:
- Art
- Music
- Communication
- Economics
- Education
- Health Sciences
- Architecture
- Forestry
- Natural Sciences
- Languages
- History

 


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