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Completing the Union

Alaska, Hawai'i, and the Battle for Statehood

Completing the Union( )
Author: Whitehead, John S.
Series title:Histories of the American Frontier Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2004
Publisher:University of New Mexico Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

As late as mid-1941 the two territories of Alaska and Hawai'i were little known by most Americans. Alaska was seen as a frozen wasteland and Hawai'i, an exotic outpost in the mid-Pacific with a multi-racial, particularly Asian, population. The bombing of Pearl Harbor in late 1941 and the capture of two Aleutian Islands in 1942 made the two territories central theaters of World War II. Thousands of Americans came to know Alaska and Hawai'i as never before.

Once the war ended...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Constitutions
Political Science / American Government / State
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.02 x 8.99 x 1.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.496 Pounds

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