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The Missouri River splits the state into two very diverse areas, often called East River and West River.
South Dakota lies in two time zones: the eastern portion of the state is in the Central Time Zone (UTC-6) and the western portion is in the Mountain Time Zone (UTC-7).
South Dakota was sold to the United States in 1803, still as a part of the Louisiana Territory.
The regions of the Territory were not yet explored thoroughly by the Americans, which is why the famous Louis and Clark expedition was organized.
After the war, several large dams were built on the Missouri River, which guaranteed not only flood control and hydroelectric power, but also increased the recreational opportunities in South Dakota, which was good for tourism.
South Dakota is located in the north-central US, part of the Midwest region and also of the Great Plains region.
The settlement of the lands began in 1817, after the first fort was established.
Badlands, an area (and a national park) with buttes and pinnacles combined with grass prairie, is located in the southwestern portion of the state.
The Black Hills also lay in the southwest of the state.
The Sioux lost the war and the great Sioux Reservation was divided into five smaller reservations where the Lakota were sent to live.
The Dakota Territory was split into South Dakota and North Dakota and the two states were admitted to the Union in 1889.