Statehood for Alaska. H.R. 331 and Related Bills. March 4 and 8, 1949

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Page 40 - ... to ensure, with due respect for the culture of the peoples concerned, their political, economic, social, and educational advancement, their just treatment, and their protection against abuses; b. to develop self-government, to take due account of the political aspirations of the peoples, and to assist them in the progressive development of their free political institutions, according to the particular circumstances of each territory and its peoples and their varying stages of advancement; c.
Page 4 - State do agree and declare that they forever disclaim all right and title to the unappropriated public lands lying within the boundaries thereof...
Page 4 - Indian lands shall remain under the absolute jurisdiction and control of the Congress of the United States...
Page 4 - That provisions shall be made for the establishment and maintenance of a system of public schools, which shall be open to all the children of said State and free from sectarian control...
Page 7 - The marshal, district attorney, and clerks of the circuit and district courts of each of said districts, and all other officers and persons performing duties in the administration of justice therein, shall severally possess the powers and perform the duties lawfully possessed and required to be performed by similar officers in other districts of the United States...
Page 6 - Dakota, and for the payment of the members thereof, under the same rules and regulations and at the same rates as are now provided by law for the payment of the territorial legislatures.
Page 14 - Forest is situated, to be expended as the State legislature may prescribe for the benefit of the public schools and public roads of the county or counties in which such National Forest is situated...
Page 7 - State outside of said park; and saving further to the said State the right to tax persons and corporations, their franchises and property on the lands included in...
Page 5 - Justice thereof, or any two of them, shall canvass the same : and if a majority of the legal votes cast shall be for the Constitution, the Governor shall certify the result to the President of the United States, together with a statement of the votes cast thereon and upon separate articles or propositions, and a copy of said Constitution, articles, propositions and ordinances.
Page 3 - The committee will come to order. The purpose of the meeting this morning is to consider HR 378, introduced by the chairman of the full committee, Hon.

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