Nebraska

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Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States.wikipedia
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Iowa

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It 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.
It is bordered by six states: Wisconsin to the northeast, Illinois to the east and southeast, Missouri to the south, Nebraska to the west, South Dakota to the northwest, and Minnesota to the north.

Midwestern United States

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Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States.
The Census Bureau's definition consists of 12 states in the north central United States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Kansas

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It 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.
Kansas is bordered by Nebraska on the north; Missouri on the east; Oklahoma on the south; and Colorado on the west.

Great Plains

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Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. Nebraska is composed of two major land regions: the Dissected Till Plains and the Great Plains.

South Dakota

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It 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.
South Dakota is bordered by the states of North Dakota (to the north), Minnesota (to the east), Iowa (to the southeast), Nebraska (to the south), Wyoming (to the west), and Montana (to the northwest).

Lincoln, Nebraska

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Its state capital is Lincoln, and its largest city is Omaha, which is on the Missouri River.
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Lancaster County.

Missouri

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It 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.
Missouri is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with Tennessee): Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee (via the Mississippi River) to the east, Arkansas to the south and Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska to the west.

Wyoming

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It 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.
Wyoming is bordered on the north by Montana, on the east by South Dakota and Nebraska, on the south by Colorado, on the southwest by Utah, and on the west by Idaho and Montana.

Omaha, Nebraska

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Its state capital is Lincoln, and its largest city is Omaha, which is on the Missouri River.
Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County.

Colorado

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It 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.
Colorado is bordered by Wyoming to the north, Nebraska to the northeast, Kansas to the east, Oklahoma to the southeast, New Mexico to the south, Utah to the west, and touches Arizona to the southwest at the Four Corners.

Pawnee people

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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.
Historically, they lived in Nebraska and Kansas.

Platte River

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Nebraska's name is the result of anglicization of the archaic Otoe words Ñí Brásge, pronounced (contemporary Otoe Ñí Bráhge), or the Omaha Ní Btháska, pronounced, meaning "flat water", after the Platte River that flows through the state.
The Platte River is a major river in the state of Nebraska and is about 310 mi long.

Missouri River

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It 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. Its state capital is Lincoln, and its largest city is Omaha, which is on the Missouri River.
It then proceeds to form the boundary of South Dakota and Nebraska, then after being joined by the James River from the north, forms the Iowa–Nebraska boundary.

Columbus, Nebraska

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The party was attacked and destroyed near present-day Columbus by a large force of Pawnees and Otoes, both allied to the French.
Columbus is a city in and the county seat of Platte County, in the state of Nebraska in the Midwestern United States.

Sioux

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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.
Today, the Sioux maintain many separate tribal governments scattered across several reservations, communities, and reserves in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Montana in the United States; and Manitoba, southern Saskatchewan, and Alberta in Canada.

Nebraska Territory

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On May 30, 1854, the US Congress created the Kansas and the Nebraska territories, divided by the Parallel 40° North, under the Kansas–Nebraska Act.
The Territory of Nebraska was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 30, 1854, until March 1, 1867, when the final extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Nebraska.

Homer, Nebraska

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Later that year, Mackay's party built a trading post, dubbed Fort Carlos IV (Fort Charles), near present-day Homer.
Homer is a village in Dakota County, Nebraska, United States.

Otoe

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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.
Historically, the Otoe Tribe lived as a semi-nomadic people on the Central Plains along the bank of the Missouri River in Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Missouri.

Fort Calhoun, Nebraska

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In 1819, the United States established Fort Atkinson as the first U.S. Army post west of the Missouri River, just east of present-day Fort Calhoun.
Fort Calhoun is a city in Washington County, Nebraska, United States.

Arbor Day Foundation

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The National Arbor Day Foundation is still headquartered in Nebraska City, with some offices in Lincoln.
The Arbor Day Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit conservation and education organization founded in 1972 in Nebraska, United States, by John Rosenow.

Nebraska City, Nebraska

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The National Arbor Day Foundation is still headquartered in Nebraska City, with some offices in Lincoln. The Arbor Day holiday was founded in Nebraska City by territorial governor J. Sterling Morton.
Nebraska City is a city in, and the county seat of, Otoe County, Nebraska, United States.

Omaha–Ponca language

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Nebraska's name is the result of anglicization of the archaic Otoe words Ñí Brásge, pronounced (contemporary Otoe Ñí Bráhge), or the Omaha Ní Btháska, pronounced, meaning "flat water", after the Platte River that flows through the state.
Omaha–Ponca is a Siouan language spoken by the Omaha (Umoⁿhoⁿ) people of Nebraska and the Ponca (Paⁿka) people of Oklahoma and Nebraska.

Dissected Till Plains

Nebraska is composed of two major land regions: the Dissected Till Plains and the Great Plains.
The Dissected Till Plains are physiographic sections of the Central Lowlands province, which in turn is part of the Interior Plains physiographic division of the United States, located in southern and western Iowa, northeastern Kansas, the southwestern corner of Minnesota, northern Missouri, eastern Nebraska, and southeastern South Dakota.

Arbor Day

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The Arbor Day holiday was founded in Nebraska City by territorial governor J. Sterling Morton.
On April 10, 1872, an estimated one million trees were planted in Nebraska.

Prairie

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The Great Plains region, occupying most of western Nebraska, is characterized by treeless prairie, suitable for cattle-grazing.
In the U.S., the area is constituted by most or all of the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma, and sizable parts of the states of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and western and southern Minnesota.