Hawaii was incorporated into the Union as its 50th state on August 21 1959, when President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed its statehood bill. It had been annexed by the United States much earlier, in July 1898, when a joint... More »

After 93 percent of Hawaiians voted to become a state, Hawaii was officially welcomed into the United States at a ceremony in Washington on Aug. 12, 1959. A new American flag with a 50th star for Hawaii was officially un... More »

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Hawaii became the 50th state on Aug. 21, 1959. Hawaii had become a constitutional monarchy in 1840, but with the help of the U.S. Marines, a group of people living on the islands deposed the monarch, Queen Liliuokalani, ... More »

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Alaska became the 49th state to enter the Union on Jan 3, 1959. Later that year, Hawaii would become the 50th state on August 21. Both states were signed into statehood by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. More »

After 93 percent of Hawaiians voted to become a state, Hawaii was officially welcomed into the United States at a ceremony in Washington on Aug. 12, 1959. A new American flag with a 50th star for Hawaii was officially un... More »

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Hawaii became the 50th state on Aug. 21, 1959. Hawaii had become a constitutional monarchy in 1840, but with the help of the U.S. Marines, a group of people living on the islands deposed the monarch, Queen Liliuokalani, ... More »

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Kansas entered into statehood on Jan. 29, 1861, as the 34th state of the United States. The country admitted the state as a free state, further angering the slave states and supporters of slavery. The land that would bec... More »

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