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Racists in Congress fought statehood for Hawaii, but lost that battle 60 years ago
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Racists in Congress fought statehood for Hawaii, but lost that battle 60 years ago

Written by: Sarah Miller Davenport, Lecturer in 20th Century US History, University of Sheffield President Dwight Eisenhower signs the bill to make Hawaii the 50th state at the White House on March 18, 1959. AP/Charles GorrySixty years ago, Dwight Eisenhower...

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