Rising settlement prompted the elevation of Michigan Territory to that of the present-day state . In 1835, the federal government enacted a law that would have created a State of Michigan. A territorial dispute with Ohio over the Toledo Strip , a stretch of land including the city of Toledo , delayed the final accession of statehood. The disputed zone became part of Ohio by the order of a revised bill passed by the . Congress and signed into law by President Andrew Jackson which also gave compensation to Michigan in the form of control of the Upper Peninsula. On January 26, 1837, Michigan became the 26th state of the Union.
Finally done that damn thesis 23 pages wtf I'm not getting my master in psychology I ain't writing no ones dissertation