Congdon served as a Minnesota State Representative from 1909 to 1913.
Tom completed his master’s degree in European History at the University of North Dakota. His primary research interests include the Roman Empire, Ancient Mediterranean, Late Antiquity, German Enlightenment, and intellectual history. He is a volunteer with the Minnesota Historical Society, and works in student services for the University of Phoenix.
The progressive movement in Minnesota spread amid growing concerns about the place of ordinary Americans in relation to a new urban landscape.
Greysolon and the marines were sent to Montreal because of King Louis XIV’s efforts to expand French influence and control in North America.