Plattsburg, Missouri

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Plattsburg is a city and county seat of Clinton County, Missouri and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States, which is located along the Little Platte River.wikipedia
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Clinton County, Missouri

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Plattsburg is a city and county seat of Clinton County, Missouri and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States, which is located along the Little Platte River.
Its county seat is Plattsburg.

Kansas City metropolitan area

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Plattsburg is a city and county seat of Clinton County, Missouri and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States, which is located along the Little Platte River.

Platte River (Iowa and Missouri)

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Plattsburg is a city and county seat of Clinton County, Missouri and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States, which is located along the Little Platte River.

O. O. McIntyre

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Born in Plattsburg, Missouri, McIntyre began his newspaper career in 1902 on the Gallipolis Journal in Gallipolis, Ohio, where he married Maybelle Hope Small.

David Rice Atchison

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David Rice Atchison, the US senator from here, was pro-slavery.
In addition, his retirement cottage outside of Plattsburg, Missouri burned to the ground before his death in 1886.

James C. Marshall

James Creel Marshall was born in Plattsburg, Missouri, on 14 October 1897, the son of Walter Scott Marshall and his wife Cora Sutphen née Creel.

Ulysses Hollimon

In addition, he coached Little League Baseball for many years in Plattsburg, Missouri, where he settled.

County seat

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Plattsburg is a city and county seat of Clinton County, Missouri and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States, which is located along the Little Platte River.

Missouri

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Plattsburg is a city and county seat of Clinton County, Missouri and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States, which is located along the Little Platte River.

Indigenous peoples

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The area along the rivers had been occupied for thousands of years by indigenous peoples.

Indigenous peoples of the Americas

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Historic American Indian tribes in the area included the Ioway, Fox and Sac tribes, who ceded land in what became northwest Missouri in the Platte Purchase.

Iowa people

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Historic American Indian tribes in the area included the Ioway, Fox and Sac tribes, who ceded land in what became northwest Missouri in the Platte Purchase.

Meskwaki

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Historic American Indian tribes in the area included the Ioway, Fox and Sac tribes, who ceded land in what became northwest Missouri in the Platte Purchase.

Sauk people

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Historic American Indian tribes in the area included the Ioway, Fox and Sac tribes, who ceded land in what became northwest Missouri in the Platte Purchase.

Platte Purchase

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Historic American Indian tribes in the area included the Ioway, Fox and Sac tribes, who ceded land in what became northwest Missouri in the Platte Purchase.
The U.S. Government set up a General Land Office in Plattsburg, Missouri to handle the settlement.

Springfield, Missouri

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After the discovery of a preceding Springfield, Missouri, settlers named it "Plattsburg," after Plattsburgh, New York, which is the seat of Clinton County, New York.

Plattsburgh (city), New York

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After the discovery of a preceding Springfield, Missouri, settlers named it "Plattsburg," after Plattsburgh, New York, which is the seat of Clinton County, New York.

Clinton County, New York

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After the discovery of a preceding Springfield, Missouri, settlers named it "Plattsburg," after Plattsburgh, New York, which is the seat of Clinton County, New York.

George Clinton (vice president)

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Both it and Clinton County, Missouri were named for George Clinton, one of the Founding Fathers, the first governor of New York, and vice president from 1805 to 1812.

New York (state)

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Both it and Clinton County, Missouri were named for George Clinton, one of the Founding Fathers, the first governor of New York, and vice president from 1805 to 1812.

Upland South

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The area was settled chiefly by migrants from the Upper South, especially Kentucky and western Virginia, and was near what was called "Little Dixie" in Missouri.

Slavery

Hemp

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The area became a leading producer of both hemp and tobacco, both major products of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky and dependent on slave labor.

Tobacco

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The area became a leading producer of both hemp and tobacco, both major products of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky and dependent on slave labor.