Organic Act applies laws of Oregon to Alaska

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Historical Context Note

US government passes the 'Organic Act', wherby Alaska becomes a judicial district, following the laws of the state of Oregon. Before this can take place, however, there will be an interim term of government under the US war department.
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Citation:
Editors. "Organic Act applies laws of Oregon to Alaska". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18890, accessed 23 July 2014.]