In 1732 Sieur de Vincennes built a second fur trading post at Vincennes.
The concentrated settlements depended on the agricultural surpluses. They had large public areas such as plazas and platform mounds, where leaders lived or conducted rituals.
Mississippian civilization collapsed in Indiana during the mid-15th century for reasons that remain unclear.
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The Archaic period, which began between 50 BC, covered the next phase of indigenous culture.
The people developed new tools as well as techniques to cook food, an important step in civilization.
Divided into small groups, the Paleo-Indians were nomads who hunted large game such as mastodons.
They created stone tools made out of chert by chipping, knapping and flaking.
Indiana is home to professional sports teams, including the NFL's Indianapolis Colts and the NBA's Indiana Pacers, and hosts several notable athletic events, such as the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 motorsports races. On May 7, 1800, the United States Congress passed legislation to divide the Northwest Territory into two areas and named the western section the Indiana Territory.