Arguments against Statehood…for Alaska

Thirty-two territories have become States. All of them had to struggle to be admitted. And all of them had anti-statehood voices speaking against their admission. Alaska is one of the most recent examples. The transcripts of a 1950 hearing on Alaska statehood before the¬†Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs¬†include several letters expressing opposition to statehood. … Continue reading Arguments against Statehood…for Alaska