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Table of Contents Acknowledgments 000 List of Maps 000 Introduction: Apathy and Ecstasy 000 Part I Far-off and Distant Territories: Alaska and Hawai'i on the Eve of World War II 000 Chapter 1 Hawai'i: A Gibraltar Worth Defending? 000 Chapter 2 Alaska: A Land without People 000 Illustrations 000 Part II And the War Came: World War II in the Territories, 1941-1945 000 Chapter 3 World War II and the Transformation of Hawai'I 000 Chapter 4 World War II and the Creation of Modern Alaska 000 Illustrations 000 Part III And the War Came Again: Statehood and the Cold War in Alaska and Hawai'i, 1946-1956 000 Chapter 5 The Cold War Stymies Hawai'i as the Forty-ninth State, 1946-1950 000 Chapter 6 The Continuing Transformation of Hawai'i, 1950-1956 000 Chapter 7 The Cold War Activates Alaska, 1946-1954 000 Chapter 8 The Alaska Legends: The Constitutional Convention and the Tennessee Plan, 1955-1956 000 Illustrations 000 Part IV The Needle and the Thread: Alaska and Hawai'i Complete the Union, 1957-1959 000 Chapter 9 We're In: Alaska Takes the Lead as the Forty-Ninth State, 1957-1959 000 Chapter 10 The Last Territorial Delegate and the Admission of Hawai'i, 1957-1959 000 Illustrations 000 Epilogue: The Legacy of the Fifty-Star Flag 000 Journey's End: A Personal Note 000 Notes 000 A Guide to Sources and Orthography 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Alaska -- Politics and government -- 1867-1959.
Hawaii -- Politics and government -- 1900-1959.
Constitutional history -- Alaska.
Constitutional history -- Hawaii.
Statehood (American politics).