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    Cultural Survey of Indiana

    Jessica Weyrauch J405 – Shoemaker Feb. 9, 2016   Survey of Indiana   History – Indiana was the 19th state in the U.S. to gain statehood, doing so December 11th, 1816. This year Indiana celebrates their Bicentennial. – The capitol of Indiana is Indianapolis, located directly in the center of the state. – Indiana was named for the Native Americans that lived in the area when it was colonized. – President Abraham Lincoln grew up in southern Indiana. His boyhood home is a national landmark. – In the Civil War, Indiana was one of the earliest states in the Union to join the fighting. Over 24,000 Hoosiers lives were taken…