How Did South Dakota Become a State?


South Dakota became a state after the Dakota Territory split into two halves. The first two attempts for South Dakota to be made a state were denied by Congress. But the third attempt passed in 1889. You can find more information here: http://www. sd4history. com/unit8/sdgovlesson2. htm
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