The Northwest Angle and its tangled history

Here is the basic history…

(http://www.answers.com/topic/northwest-angle)

 

Read here for the story of its attempted secession in 1998…

(http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199808/17_radila_angle-m/)

 

And this is just interesting– about border irregularities all over the country: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Border_irregularities_of_the_United_States

This explains how Missouri got its bootheel and how Kaskaskia, Illinois ended up on OUR side of the Mississippi, among other things.

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