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The city of Seattle is known for itís many booming businesses, where innovation is produced. But what was Seattle like before the new settlers of eager entrepreneurs, before all the commerce and businesses? How did Seattle even get its name? Seattle was founded by members of the Denny party, who arrived at Alki Beach on November 13, 1851 and then, relocated to the eastern shore of Elliott Bay on April 1852. The city was born when the …

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…propose a new treaty. This treaty would send the tribes to a reservation and the government would control their lands. Although Seattle continued to fight for peace, the conflict between the tribes lasted for many years. Finally Seattle moved onto a small patch of land on the western side of Puget Sound where he spent the remainder of his life. Chief Seattle retired to the Suquamish Reservation at Port Madison, and died there on June 7, 1866.