Posts Categorized: Statehood

Race and Statehood

Slavery was an issue in the statehood struggles of many U.S. territories. But even after the Civil War settled the slavery question, race was an issue in the admission of… Read more »

Is Puerto Rico Too Expensive?

Congress makes all official decisions about Puerto Rico. By law, Congress is allowed to treat Puerto Rico differently from the states, and that usually means giving more to states than… Read more »