Printer-Friendly Version This article is an edited chapter on the major historical events and contemporary characteristics of the Hmong American community, excerpted from The New Face of Asian Pacific America: Most Hmong -- about eight million -- still live in southwestern China. Another four million live in the Southeast Asian countries of Thailand, Burma, Laos and Vietnam, where they immigrated during the 19th century following centuries of persecution in China. There, they existed mostly as farmers living in rural areas. The first Hmong migration of notable size to the United States began with the fall of Saigon and Laos to Communist forces in
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Ratings and Reviews
University of Minnesota Twin Cities Ratings and Reviews
Program establishment — [ edit ] L. Cooke was the Gophers coach from — The precise founding of the Gophers men's basketball program at the University of Minnesota is somewhat nebulous. Unlike many other universities with later foundations, the team did not form as a conscious act of the campus administration. Paul , later incorporated into the larger University of Minnesota Twin Cities. The establishment of the Armory on-campus gave the team a new place to play.
For many singles, it's a one-and-done dating scene
Here are my thoughts on the article and what they left out: People are jerks here just like everywhere else — except when your car gets stuck in the snow. Then they come out of the woodwork like a beautiful termite infestation of goodwill and camaraderie. The Minneapolis dating scene consists of going out with your friends and not talking to anyone else except your group of friends. My boss once said something really great about Minnesotans and why our dating scene sucks:
While the falls were familiar to the Ojibwe and Sioux Indians who lived in the area, Father Hennepin spread word of the falls when he returned to France in The land east of the Mississippi came under England's control in , and then became American territory after the American Revolutionary War in After the Louisiana Purchase in , the western side of the falls became American territory as well. The United States did not do much to occupy the land until , when Lieutenant Colonel Henry Leavenworth was ordered to establish a military post in the area. The following year, Colonel Josiah Snelling established a permanent fort at a blufftop site overlooking Pike Island and the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers.