The army abandoned the fort in 1827 as migration moved further west.
European-American settlement was scarce until 1848 and the California Gold Rush. government forced many of the Native American tribes to cede their lands and settle on reservations, it opened large tracts of land to agricultural development by Europeans and Americans.
Later that year, Mackay's party built a trading post, dubbed Fort Carlos IV (Fort Charles), near present-day Homer.
In 1819, the United States established Fort Atkinson as the first U. Army post west of the Missouri River, just east of present-day Fort Calhoun.
The state has a large agriculture sector and is a major producer of beef, pork, corn and soybeans.
is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. Its state capital is Lincoln, and its largest city is Omaha, which is on the Missouri River.
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. 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.
The historic tribes in the state included the Omaha, Missouria, Ponca, Pawnee, Otoe, and various branches of the Lakota (Sioux), some of which migrated from eastern areas into this region.
When European exploration, trade, and settlement began, both Spain and France sought to control the region.
This left Britain and Spain competing for dominance along the Mississippi; by 1773, the British were trading with the native peoples of Nebraska.