Posts Categorized: Paths to Statehood

Statehood for Michigan

The Territory of Michigan petitioned Congress for statehood in 1833, and Congress didn’t respond. This sounds familiar, doesn’t it? Puerto Rico has voted for statehood, and Congress has not yet… Read more »

How the States Were Made

The original 13 British colonies that rebelled against England in 1776 and won independence for our nation were eligible to become states under the Articles of Confederation, which created the… Read more »