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OKH.4.3 Explain the impact of the Enabling Act on single statehood.

The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture

Dianna Everett, "Enabling Act, 1906"
Danney Goble, "Government and Politics"
Dianna Everett, "Indian Territory"
Kenny L. Brown, "Oklahoma Territory"
William D. Pennington, "Twin Territories (term)"
Richard Mize, "Sequoyah Convention"
Linda D. Wilson, "Statehood Movement"
Danny M. Adkison, "Constitutional Convention"
Danny M. Adkison, "Oklahoma Constitution"

Research Center Resources

LeRoy Henry Fischer, Oklahoma's Governors, 1890-1907: Territorial Years (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1975)

Audio/Visual

Online Primary Sources

"Oklahoma Enabling Act," State of Oklahoma, Commissioners of the Land Office
Charles Evans and Clinton Orrin Bunn, A Study Of Civil Government, Including "Constitution And Enabling Act Of The State Of Oklahoma, Annotated And Indexed, with numerous questions and suggestions. (Ardmore, Okl: Bunn brothers, 1908)
"Oklahoma Statehood Bill," United States House of Representatives

Additional Resources

"Oklahoma Passage: A Telecourse in Oklahoma History Unit III - Lesson 1 - Making a State," 2002-01-04, OETA, American Archive of Public Broadcasting
"Enabling Act, 1906," Chickasaw TV




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