Missouri Facts

Important Dates: 1764: St. Louis was established by Auguste Chouteau. 1821: Missouri was allowed into the union in 1821 (on August 10th). 1857: The Dred Scott decision was issued by the U.S. Supreme Court. 1865: Missouri was the first U.S. state to free slaves. 1904: The famous St. Louis World Fair. 1945: Harry Truman of … Read more