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Old July 28 2013, 01:05 PM   #78
Alidar Jarok
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Re: I am shocked, absolutely shocked

Miss Chicken wrote: View Post
Wasn't there decades between the purchase and Alaska becoming a state?
Quite a few states were decades between purchase and statehood. There was a territory stage in between. Oklahoma was part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and got statehood in 1907, for example.
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