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 1683.
The land east of the Mississippi came under England's control in 1763, and then became American territory after the American Revolutionary War in 1783.
After my op, you're not allowed to shower for 11 days. I've got nothing to lift up, they're just there'."She also emphasised that she's not "addicted to surgery", saying: "It's not my yellow brick road."The 40-year-old added: "[Criticism from trolls] doesn't bother me at all.
If four people out of thousands say, 'Oh, you look gaunt', I'm going to go with the majority.
I’m lucky my surgeon’s so incredible.'The TV personality - who has dropped down to a size 12 from a size 30 - is now preparing to have a second operation to tighten up the skin on her breasts and arms.
The former Emmerdale star, who had a stone of loose skin surgically removed from her reduced frame, revealed she couldn't stop 'stroking herself' after seeing her new body for the first time.
The United States did not do much to occupy the land until 1819, when Lieutenant Colonel Henry Leavenworth was ordered to establish a military post in the area.