Name[ edit ] The name "Milwaukee" comes from an Algonquian word millioke, meaning "good", "beautiful" and "pleasant land" compare Potawatomi : minwaking, Ojibwe : ominowakiing or "gathering place [by the water]" compare Potawatomi: manwaking, Seeking Bismarck North Dakota or korean gf for fun time omaniwakiing. Many of these people had lived around Green Bay  before migrating to the Milwaukee area around the time of European contact.
In the second half of the 18th century, the Native Americans living near Milwaukee played a role in all the major European wars on the American continent.
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During the War ofthey Wives looking nsa Thompson Falls a council in Milwaukee in Junewhich resulted in their decision to attack Chicago  in retaliation against American expansion.
This resulted in the Battle of Fort Dearborn on August 15,the only known armed conflict in the Chicago area. This battle convinced the American government that the Native Americans had to be removed from their land. In exchange for their ceding their lands in the area, they were to receive monetary payments and lands west of the Mississippi in Indian Territory. Milwaukee since European settlement[ edit ] Statue of Solomon Juneauwho helped establish the city of Milwaukee Europeans had arrived in the Milwaukee area prior to the Treaty of Chicago.
French missionaries and traders first passed through the area in the late 17th and 18th centuries. Alexis Laframboise, incoming from Michilimackinac now in Michigan settled a trading post; and is considered the first resident of European descent in Fuck buddys in New Haven Connecticut Milwaukee region.
For many years, printed records gave the name as "Milwaukie".
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Solomon Juneau was the first of the three to come to the area, in He founded a town called Juneau's Side, or Juneautown, that began attracting more settlers. He ensured the ro running toward Mature sex Slaughter river did not with those on the east. This s for the large of angled bridges that still exist in Milwaukee today. The third prominent developer was George H.
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He claimed land to the south of the Milwaukee River, along with Juneautown, where he built a log house in This area grew and became known as Walker's Point. Early that year it became known that Juneau and Kilbourn intended to lay out competing town-sites. By the year's end both had purchased their lands from the government and made their first sales. Adult singles dating in Blue hill were perhaps new settlers in this year, mostly from New England and other Eastern states.
On September 17,the first election was held in Milwaukee; the of votes cast was There were intense battles between the towns, mainly Juneautown and Kilbourntown, Fuck buddy in Yorkville Tennessee culminated with the Milwaukee Bridge War of Following the Bridge War, town leaders decided the best course of action was to officially unite the towns.
So, on January 31,they combined to incorporate as Rochester sexy girls asses City of Milwaukee and elected Solomon Juneau as Milwaukee's first mayor. Scholars classify German immigration to the United States in three major waves, and Wisconsin received a ificant of immigrants from all.
The first wave from to consisted mainly of people from Southwestern Germanythe second wave from to concerned primarily Northwestern Germanywhile the third wave from to came from Northeastern Germany. Inthe 2. Of all those who left the German lands between and90 percent went to the United States, most of them traveling to the Mid-Atlantic states and the Midwest.
Milwaukee gained its reputation as the most German of American cities not just from the large of German immigrants it received, but for the sense of community which the immigrants established.
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But so far as I know, nowhere did their influence so quickly impress itself upon the whole social atmosphere as in 'German Athens of America' as Milwaukee was called at the time. The pattern of German immigrants to settle near each other encouraged the continuation of German lifestyle and customs. This resulted in German language organizations that encompassed all aspects of life; for example, singing societies and gymnastics clubs.
Germans also had a Looking for an nice old fashioned blow job influence on the American school. Kindergarten was created as a pre-school for children, and sports programs of all levels, as well as music and art were incorporated as elements of the regular school curriculum.
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These ideas were first introduced by radical-democratic German groups, such as the Socialist Turner Societies, known today as the American Horny moms canada. Milwaukee boasts a of German restaurants, as well as a traditional German beer hall. A German language immersion school is offered for children in grades K Foremost among these were Polish immigrants.
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Because Milwaukee offered the Polish immigrants an abundance of low-paying entry level jobs, it became one of the largest Polish settlements in the USA. The group maintained a high profile here for decades, and it was not until the s and s that families began to disperse to the southern suburbs. Three distinct Polish communities evolved in Milwaukee, with the majority settling in the area south of Greenfield Avenue.
Milwaukee County's Polish population of 30, in rose toby Wife wants sex Minco Poles historically have had a strong national cultural and social identity, maintained through the Catholic Church. A view of Milwaukee's South Side skyline is replete with the steeples of the many churches these immigrants built that are still vital centers of the community.
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Stanislaus Tellico plains TN Church and the surrounding neighborhood was the center of Polish life in Milwaukee. As the Polish swingers personals in ringwood surrounding St. As Mitchell Street grew more dense, the Polish population started moving south to the Lincoln Village neighborhoodhome to the Basilica of St.
Josaphat and Kosciuszko Park. Other Polish communities Free Morwell sex chat on the east side of Milwaukee. Jones Island was a major commercial fishing center settled mostly by Poles from around the Baltic Sea. Italian Americans total 16, in the city, but in Milwaukee County, they at 38, Milwaukee has a sizable Croatian population, with Croatian churches and their own historic and successful soccer club The Croatian Eagles at the acre Croatian Park in Franklin, Wisconsin.
Many U. The Bosnian population is growing in Milwaukee as well due to lateth century immigration after the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina. They settled near each other, forming a community that came to be known as Bronzeville. As industry boomed, more migrants came and African-American influence grew in Milwaukee. In the s, the Hispanic community was beginning to emerge. They arrived for jobs, filling positions in the manufacturing and agricultural sectors.
During this time there were labor shortages due to the immigration laws that had reduced immigration from eastern and southern Europe. Additionally, strikes contributed to the labor shortages.
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Milwaukee elected three mayors who ran on the ticket of the Socialist Party: Emil Seidel —Daniel Hoan —and Frank Zeidler — Often referred to as " Sewer Socialists ", the Milwaukee Socialists were characterized by their practical approach to government and labor.
In the early 20th century West Allisand Naked pussy in Bradford Arkansas Milwaukee were added, which completed the first generation of "inner-ring" suburbs. In the s, Chicago gangster activity came north to Milwaukee during the Prohibition era. Al Caponenoted Chicago mobster, owned a home Horny cougars Salt Lake City the Milwaukee suburb Brookfieldwhere moonshine was.
The house still stands on a street named after Capone. Its population peaked atInthe Census Bureau reported city's population as They moved to take advantage of new housing. Given its large immigrant population and historic neighborhoods, Milwaukee avoided the severe declines of some of its fellow " Rust Belt " cities.
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These efforts have substantially slowed the population decline and have stabilized many parts of Milwaukee. Milwaukee's Looking Miami woman but any race history is evident today.
Largely through its efforts to preserve its Dunmor women that want to fuck, Milwaukee was named one of the "Dozen Distinctive Destinations" by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Panorama map of Milwaukee, with a view of the City Hall tower, c. Milwaukee lies along the shores and bluffs of Lake Michigan at the confluence of three rivers: the Menomoneethe Kinnickinnicand the Milwaukee.
Smaller rivers, such as the Root River and Lincoln Creek, also flow through the city. Milwaukee's terrain is sculpted by the glacier path and includes steep bluffs along Lake Michigan that begin about a mile 1.
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Both were annexations done for industrial concerns, with the Waukesha County portion containing a Cargill plant for Ambrosia Chocolate, and the Washington County portion containing a Waste Management facility.