Posts Categorized: Statehood

HR 4901: Now What?

HR 4901, the Puerto Rico Admissions Act of 2019, begins with a list of background facts that explain why Congress should admit Puerto Rico as a state. Then the bill… Read more »

The Northwest Ordinance

In 1787, the Northwest Territory of the United States was a big, wild area. It was ceded by Britain to the U.S. in the 1783 Treaty of Paris, just as… Read more »