1832 – Sauk and Fox cede Iowa Lands

On this date Sauk and Fox Indians signed the treaty ending the . The treaty demanded that the Sauk cede some six million acres of land that ran the length of the eastern boundary of modern-day Iowa. The Sauk and Fox were given until June 1, 1833 to leave the area and never return to the surrendered lands. Some sources place the date as September 21.[Source: by William F. Stark, p. 160-161]