ECHO Magazine: https://www.echoak.com/2018/12/alaska-statehood-part-2/
Read Part One Here
Tangible final steps toward Alaska Statehood began in 1955, but a lot had to happen before that the Territorial Legislature was a creation of the Second Organic Act of Congress, passed in 1912. This act allowed five things the legislature could do and forbade the passage of laws in 17 other realms, including divorce, game, fish, roads, insane persons, or disposal of land. The legislative body met every two years for no more than 60 days at a time.