The world is weird right now. People complain about things that are meant to be good and then praise actions that would normally be frowned upon. It's very apparent that you can't please everyone, no matter how hard you try. Someone will always be the Karen and ruin it.

If Idaho Founders Had Rants and Raves Social Media Pages

I can't imagine we are the first generation to have this kind of issue, but the ease with which we can complain to the world is exponentially elevated thanks to our technology. Could you imagine if the founders of Idaho had a rants and raves page where they could air their grievances and praise? They at least had more real things to be unhappy about.

What Rants and Raves Would Look Like From Idaho's Founders

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Before the Perrine Bridge was built or the original toll bridge, crossing the canyon would have been a definite ordeal.

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Photo by muhammed paqer on Unsplash
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Imagine not being able to find potatoes in Idaho! They were first introduced in Idaho in the 1830s.

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Photo by Matthieu Pétel on Unsplash
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Not as advertised is something tourists understand today with the Shoshone Falls at certain times of the year.

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Credit Benito Baeza
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You have to check out the Cataldo Mission, it's still standing in Northern Idaho.

That's just a throwback to the old Oregon Trail video game. If you know, then you know.
That's just a throwback to the old Oregon Trail video game. If you know, then you know.
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That's just a throwback to the old Oregon Trail video game. If you know, then you know.

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Photo by Heidi Fin on Unsplash
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Meriwether Lewis first came through Idaho in 1805. The fact that they made it here is amazing.

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Photo by Vita Leonis on Unsplash
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The trapper rendezvous in 1832 ended with a battle between Native Americans and American trappers.

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Photo by Ales Krivec on Unsplash
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The first permanent settlement in Idaho was Franklin, founded by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1860.

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Idaho was receptive to progressive policies like Women's Suffrage, Eugenics (the sterilization of certain individuals for the benefit of the community), and prohibition.

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Photo by Ed Fr on Unsplash
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When the Idaho Territory was formed in 1863, Lewiston was the capital until gold was found in Boise and the capital was moved there.

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Photo by Ross Sokolovski on Unsplash
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The 1890s were filled with years of unrest among union miners and mine owners.

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If Idaho Founders had Rants and Raves Pages

Could you imagine if the founders of Idaho had a rants and raves page where they could air their grievances and praise?