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The first wave of settlement gave the territory a sufficient population to apply for statehood.Nebraska became the 37th state on March 1, 1867, and the capital was moved from Omaha to the center at Lancaster, later renamed Lincoln after the recently assassinated President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Nebraska's area is just over 77,220 sq mi (200,000 km) with almost 1.9 million people.The state is crossed by many historic trails and was explored by the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
The party was attacked and destroyed near present-day Columbus by a large force of Pawnees and Otoes, both allied to the French.
The battle of Massacre Canyon on August 5, 1873, was the last major battle between the Pawnee and the Sioux.
During the 1870s to the 1880s, Nebraska experienced a large growth in population.
is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. Its state capital is Lincoln, and its largest city is Omaha, which is on the Missouri River.
The state is bordered by South Dakota to the north, Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River, Kansas to the south, Colorado to the southwest and Wyoming to the west. Indigenous peoples including Omaha, Missouria, Ponca, Pawnee, Otoe, and various branches of the Lakota (Sioux) tribes lived in the region for thousands of years before European exploration.