Posts Categorized: Paths to Statehood

Iowa’s Path to Statehood

32 territories have become states in the history of the United States. Their stories have included plenty of drama — conflicts over central philosophical concepts, religious differences, legal challenges, human… Read more »

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 »