Think You Know Exactly How Michigan Became a State? This Video Might Surprise You
Michigan recently celebrated its 179th birthday, well on way to its bicentennial. But how exactly did Michigan become a state? It wasn't quick and it wasn't easy - thanks to our neighbor to the south, Ohio.
This video produced recently by Seeking Michigan, give a look at story behind the infamous Toledo War and why Michigan had a more difficult time than most other stations gaining admission to the union.