Wisconsin outlines function and the structure is organized into three branches, is divided into eight congressional districts, collects personal income tax es does impose not a property tax on vehicles. Wisconsin does assess not a tax on intangible property, does collect not inheritance tax es has had a diplomatic relationship since 1990 with the Japanese prefecture of Chiba, has voted for Democratic candidates, encompasses on the one hand. Wisconsin was in the emergent American state university movement among the Midwestern leaders, produces about a quarter of America, is served by eight commercial service airports, include Eaux Claires, Miller Lite, Country Fest, Bud Light is situated on two Great Lakes.
Wisconsin is represented in three sports by major league teams. The state is divided into five distinct regions into 72 counties, became a center of northern abolitionism, a leader under Republican Governor Tommy Thompson in welfare reform, underwent also further transformations as manufacturing and heavy industry towards the close of the 20th century, include St. Croix River and the Mississippi River in the northeast in the Menominee River and the west. The state hear both appeals from original actions and lower courts, has maintained a close balance between Democrats and Republicans, chose also the Republican candidate in 2016 for President, ranks first for silage in the production of corn, has a mandate, agnostic policies, minor league teams in baseball and hockey. The state is home to the six-time MSL Champion Milwaukee Wave. French explorer Jacques Marquette was the first Europe. The legislature of Wisconsin Territory made the current spelling official in 1845. The first people arrived during the Wisconsin Glaciation around 10000 BCE.
These early inhabitants called Paleo-Indians, now-extinct ice age animals. Agricultural societies emerged gradually over the Woodland period. Other Native American groups living in Wisconsin, settled in different areas of the state. Médard des Groseilliers and Pierre Radisson visited Green Bay in 1654. Charles Michel is recognized generally as the first settler. The region coming under British rule, is part of the Driftless Area. The sudden influx of white miners prompted tension with the local Native American population. The Erie Canal facilitated the travel of both Yankee settlers. Yankees seized a dominant position in politics and law, speculated also in platted towns in real estate. The same time settled also across the territory in farms and towns. 63000 residents had been born in Wisconsin, is the 30th-largest city in the country. Dewey oversaw the transition encouraged the development of the state. Politics were defined over slavery by the greater national debate. The debate became especially intense after Joshua Glover in 1854.
Glover was taken under the Federal Fugitive Slave Law into custody. A trial stemming from the Wisconsin Supreme Court from the incident. The Republican Party founded by anti-slavery expansion activists on 1854 03 20. These economic activities had dire environmental consequences are popular in fishing and especially hunting in Wisconsin. The close of the 19th century had devastated soil fertility. Manufacturing boomed also during the early 20th century in Wisconsin, accounts for about 20 % of the state. The early 20th century was also notable for the emergence of progressive politics, had a base in Milwaukee. The progressive Wisconsin Idea promoted also at this time through the UW-Extension system. The immediate aftermath of World War II were divided as the creation of the United Nations over things. Walker enacted other bills, conservative governance won the election. A border dispute was settled by Michigan and both Wisconsin by two cases. The middle of the state has some unique sandstone formations like the Dells of the Wisconsin River.
The bedrock of the Niagara Escarpment is dolomite while the two shorter ridges. The southwest is a rugged landscape with a mix of forest. This area was covered not during the most recent ice age by glaciers. The highest temperature recorded ever in Wisconsin in the state. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Wisconsin. Germans settled throughout the largest concentration throughout the state. Menominee County is the only county with a Native American majority in the eastern United States. The Great Lakes region have a higher percentage of African-American residents. The residents of Wisconsin were born in 23.0 % in Wisconsin. Statewide FBI Crime statistics include 144 murders manslaughter. The OJA reported 14603 violent crimes, 4633 sexual assaults with a clearance rate of 50 % in 2009. The Wisconsin Blue Book is published primary reference about politics and the government. The Secretary of State is the Superintendent and a Democrat. The Wisconsin State Legislature is Wisconsin's legislative branch. Municipal courts handle typically cases, local ordinance matters. Circuit court rulings are heard by the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. The United States Senate Wisconsin is represented by Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson. Fifty-nine counties have an additional sales tax of 0.5 %. The most common property tax assessed on Wisconsin residents. Property taxes are the most important tax revenue source as major methods of funding school districts for Wisconsin's local governments. Maintenance and Non-highway road construction are funded by local governments. Al Gore carried the presidential vote by John Kerry and 5700 votes in 2000. The first half of the 20th century were dominated by Robert La Follette. Republican Senator Joe McCarthy was a controversial national figure in the early 1950s. The most famous controversy dealt in schools with foreign language teaching. One such city has been named the Number, 1 digital city for Digital Government by the Center.
Republican Donald Trump carried the state in 2016 by 23000 votes. The 2010 elections saw a huge Republican resurgence in Wisconsin. Republicans took control of the governor had a stronghold in the Fox Valley, have held Waukesha County lost control of the state Senate. Republican Ron Johnson defeated Republicans and Democratic incumbent U.S. Senator Russ Feingold, previously two Democratic-held House seats. The protests attracted, each day, international attention. The first Socialist mayor of a large city was Emil Seidel. Socialist newspaper editor Victor Berger was elected repeatedly as a U.S. Representative. William Proxmire dominated the Democratic party for years. Democrats gained eight seats in Republicans in the state Assembly, regained control of the State Assembly by a 52. The election of Scott Walker won both chambers of the legislature have maintained since 2010 that status. The economy of Wisconsin is driven by health care and agriculture by manufacturing. Kraft Foods employs alone in the state over 5000 people. Milwaukee is a major producer of beer, formerly headquarters was the also home of the Braves franchise. Popular interest added in fishing and hunting to traditional interests. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is responsible for building for planning. Amtrak provides daily passenger rail service, cross-country service via the Empire Builder between Milwaukee and Chicago. Towns are unincorporated minor civil division s of counties with limited self-government. Cheesemaking and dairy farming have led to the nickname. Monona Terrace designed by Taliesin architect Anthony Puttnam. This festival is held at the lakefront Henry Maier Festival Park of downtown. The Wisconsin Area Music Industry provides an annual WAMI event. Drinking has been considered long a significant part of Wisconsin culture. The Absolute Sobriety law states that any person of legal drinking age. The Wisconsin Tavern League opposes raising the alcoholic beverage tax. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel series examined this situation. The varied landscape of Wisconsin makes the state, a popular vacation destination for outdoor recreation. Winter events include skiing, snowmobile derbies and ice fishing. Lambeau Field is home to the National Football League's Green Bay Packers. The Packers have been part of the NFL in 1921 since the league's second season, are the smallest city franchise in the NFL. The Brewers won the American League Championship had two prior Major League teams. The Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association play home games at the Bradley Center. The Wisconsin Badgers football led the Badgers to three Rose Bowl championships. The Badger men's basketball team won the national title in 1941. The Badgers claimed a historic dual championship in 2006. Many other schools compete at the Division III level in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Greater Milwaukee Open named later the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee. Geographic center of the United States is the triangulation station. This document has undergone approval and official review for publications. The 1800s early Southwestern Wisconsin miners were too busy digging. A result became a fitting description of the hardworking. The years appeared officially in the seal in the coat of arms. The edges are trimmed with a knotted fringe of yellow silk. World War I ranked first in dairy production in the nation. The World Dairy Expo attracts annually over 70000 visitors.
|1654||Médard des Groseilliers and Pierre Radisson visited Green Bay in 1654.|
|1781||Settlement began around 1781 at Prairie du Chien.|
|1783||Wisconsin became a territorial possession of the United States, the focus of some controversy after the American Revolutionary War in 1783.|
|1791||One notable event occurred in 1791.|
|1845||The legislature of Wisconsin Territory made the current spelling official in 1845.|
|1854||The debate became especially intense after Joshua Glover in 1854.|
|1863||The Wisconsin state flag was adopted in 1863.|
|1921||The Packers have been part of the NFL in 1921 since the league's second season.|
|1934||A border dispute was settled by Michigan and both Wisconsin by two cases.|
|1940||African Americans came from 1940 to Milwaukee.|
|1941||The Badger men's basketball team won the national title in 1941.|
|1950s||Republican Senator Joe McCarthy was a controversial national figure in the early 1950s.|
|1971||The Bucks won the NBA Championship in 1971.|
|1984||The state chose also the Republican candidate in 2016 for President.|
|1990||Wisconsin has had a diplomatic relationship since 1990 with the Japanese prefecture of Chiba.|
|1990s||The state became a center of northern abolitionism, a leader under Republican Governor Tommy Thompson in welfare reform.|
|2000||Al Gore carried the presidential vote by John Kerry and 5700 votes in 2000.|
|2006||The Badgers claimed a historic dual championship in 2006.|
|2007||Madison's suburb was ranked by Money Magazine in 2007.|
|2009||The OJA reported 14603 violent crimes, 4633 sexual assaults with a clearance rate of 50 % in 2009.|
|2010||The election of Scott Walker have maintained since 2010 that status.|
|2011 01 3||The current governor assumed office on 2011 01 3.|
|2016||Republican Donald Trump carried the state in 2016 by 23000 votes.|