State, Date of admission, Most recent ... Texas (granted statehood simultaneously
The 49th and 50th states to join the United States were Alaska and Hawaii,
respectively. ... 3, 1959, while Hawaii joined on August 21 of the same year.... ...
Prior to Alaska's statehood, no state had joined the United States since Arizona,
The Governor will ring Hawaii the minute the House passes the Statehood ...
Thousands of Islands did, indeed, do a little “hula-ing” on that historic day 45
years ago. ... signing the proclamation that welcomed Hawaii as the 50th state of
the union. ... labels and license plates) that proudly proclaim Hawaii as “The 49th
Aug 21, 2015 ... The Democrats during the 1950s favored Alaska as the 49th state, while the
Republicans wanted Hawaii admitted by itself. The reason was that ...
Hawaii—a U.S. territory since 1898—became the 50th state in August, 1959, ...
themselves had been awaiting this for years, so much so that the “49th State” ...
Jan 3, 2012 ... ... Eisenhower signed a proclamation admitting Alaska to the Union as the 49th
state. ... In 1946, Alaskans voted in favor of statehood in a referendum and
Alaskan ... After years of debate, Congress voted in June 1958 to admit Alaska. ...
This post originally stated that Hawaii became the 50th state on Aug.
Hawaii Statehood, August 21, 1959 ... On August 21, 1959 Hawaii became the
50th state and celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. ... "Hawaii: 49th State"
brochure c.1946, compiled by the Associated Students of the University of Hawaii
On this day in 1959, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a bill making Hawaii
the 50th state. Ike, as Eisenhower was known, entered the White House in 1953 ...
The new flag will be in use only a year, since next 4 July a 50-star flag will ... With
proposals to admit the 49th and 50th states, considerable interest was .... During
the 94 years from 1818 to 1912, a total of 26 additional states were admitted; ...
From Territory to Statehood: Alaska and Hawaii - Topics in Chronicling America
... 1959: Alaska and Hawaii admitted, respectively, as the 49th and 50th states of