Alaska Statehood: Hearings Before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, Second Session, on H. R. 331, an Act to Provide for the Admission of Alaska Into the Union, and S. 2036, a Bill to Provide for the Admission of Alaska Into the Union

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Page 222 - Gentlemen may cry: Peace, peace! — but there is no peace. The war is actually begun ! The next gale that sweeps from the North will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms!
Page 10 - Charter, the well-being of the inhabitants of these territories, and, to this end: a. 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...
Page 445 - September last, shall be disposed of for the common benefit of the United States, and be settled and formed into distinct republican States, which shall become members of the Federal Union, and have the same rights of sovereignty, freedom, and independence, as the other States...
Page 341 - That the right of way for the construction of highways over public lands, not reserved for public uses, is hereby granted.
Page 341 - Alaska, and reserve the same for waterpower sites, irrigation, classification of lands, or other public purposes to be specified in the orders of withdrawals, and such withdrawals or reservations shall remain in force until revoked by him or by an act of Congress.
Page 430 - Nebraska there shall be no denial of the elective franchise, or of any other right to any person, by reason of race or color, excepting Indians not taxed...
Page 373 - State do agree and declare that they forever disclaim all right and title to the unappropriated public lands lying within the boundaries thereof...
Page 25 - The circuit and district courts for each of said districts, and the judges thereof, respectively, shall possess the same powers and jurisdiction, and perform the same duties required to be performed by the other circuit and district courts and judges of the United States, and shall be governed by the same laws and regulations.
Page 137 - That the people inhabiting this state do agree and declare that they forever disclaim all right and title to the unappropriated public lands...
Page 222 - They tell us, sir, that we are weak; unable to cope with so formidable an adversary. But when shall we be stronger? Will it be the next week, or the next year? Will it be when we are totally disarmed, and when a British guard shall be stationed in every house?

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