The under-construction Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center is scheduled to open in 2018.The name "Milwaukee" comes from an Algonquian word Millioke, meaning "Good", "Beautiful" and "Pleasant Land" (cf.

One story of Milwaukee's name says, The spelling "Milwaukie" lives on in Milwaukie, Oregon, named after the Wisconsin city in 1847, before the current spelling was universally accepted.

Milwaukee has three "founding fathers": Solomon Juneau, Byron Kilbourn, and George H. Solomon Juneau was the first of the three to come to the area, in 1818.

This battle convinced the American government that they had to be removed from their land, and after being attacked in the Black Hawk War in 1832, the Native Americans in Milwaukee signed the Treaty of Chicago with the United States in 1833, giving them monetary payments and lands west of the Mississippi.

Europeans had arrived in the Milwaukee area prior to the 1833 Treaty of Chicago.

Milwaukee began to grow as a city as high numbers of immigrants, mainly German, made their way to Wisconsin during the 1840s and 1850s.

Scholars classify German immigration to the United States in three major waves, and Wisconsin received a significant number of immigrants from all three.

Early explorers called the Milwaukee River and surrounding lands various names: Melleorki, Milwacky, Mahn-a-waukie, Milwarck, and Milwaucki.

For many years, printed records gave the name as "Milwaukie".

There were perhaps 100 new settlers in this year, mostly from New England and other Eastern States.

On September 17, 1835, the first election was held in Milwaukee; the number of votes cast was 39.

During the War of 1812, they held a council in Milwaukee in June 1812, which resulted in their decision to attack Chicago in retaliation against American expansion.