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How to use statehood in a sentence
Conferring statehood is not a gift nor a blessing from the rest of us, but instead, it is the absolute right of all Americans to be part of our democratic society.Opinion | LGBTQ Virginians advocate D.C. statehood | Bob Witeck | July 30, 2021 | Washington Blade
He became involved in the statehood movement when working as Mayor Muriel Bowser’s campaign manager.Meet the LGBTQ leaders behind D.C. statehood fight | Kaela Roeder | July 28, 2021 | Washington Blade
Gravel moved to Alaska before it gained statehood to build a political base, and you can really only do that once.The Trailer: Reformers had high hopes for New York's election. The board of elections didn't help. | David Weigel | July 1, 2021 | Washington Post
Adapting to statehood would just be the latest challenge, she said, emphasizing the argument by statehood advocates that the lack of full autonomy is a violation of civil rights.D.C. statehood could cost more than $1 billion. City officials aren’t fazed. | Meagan Flynn, Michael Brice-Saddler | June 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Since Arizona achieved statehood in 1912, only a single presidential candidate has won Arizona without carrying Maricopa.
Even before the fighting started, Barzani asked his regional parliament to begin work on a referendum on statehood.PKK Kurdish Terrorists Are Fighting IS Terrorists With U.S. Help | Thomas Seibert | August 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
More than 10 million Kurds live in Iran and Tehran fears Iraqi Kurdish statehood will encourage unrest among their own Kurds.
Since statehood, its vote has gone to a Democratic presidential candidate just once—and that was to Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964.
Failed statehood is what happens when you sell out your own people to do a deal with the czar.Ukraine Is On the Verge Of War And Putin Is To Blame | Michael Weiss | February 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Every move that might appear to encourage Palestinian statehood, beginning with the prisoner release, improves his position.How Netanyahu Eased The Pressure Without Giving Much Up | Elisheva Goldberg | July 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Virginia gave the necessary consent for the independence of Kentucky, required before statehood could be granted.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
He remembers Orion, who had been officially eliminated when Nevada had received statehood.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
By the year 1837 the great territory lying east of Lake Michigan was ready for statehood.The Old Northwest | Frederic Austin Ogg
Illinois filled with equal rapidity, and attained statehood only two years later.The Old Northwest | Frederic Austin Ogg
Her eyes were also on the Territory of Oklahoma, where a constitution was being drafted preparatory to statehood.Susan B. Anthony | Alma Lutz