Organic Act applies laws of Oregon to Alaska (39 words)

Historical Context Note

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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.

Editors. "Organic Act applies laws of Oregon to Alaska". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 23 October 2016.]