Territory of Alaska

The Alaska Territory ( engl: Alaska Territory ) was from 1912 to 1959 an the United States of America Associated nationwide immediate area. It emerged from the District of Alaska and in 1959 for the U.S. state of Alaska.

After Alaska were under the Department from 1867 to 1884 within the jurisdiction of changing U.S. institutions such as the Ministry of Finance and had been given its own government as a District from 1884 to 1912, the call for a seat in the Congress of the United States was loud. This was on August 24, 1912 with the founding of the Alaska Territory, one of the governance of the U.S. federal government under standing area without the status of a Federal State, relented. With the Second Organic Act of 1912, the designation of District Territory was changed.

The Battle of the Aleutian Islands during World War II was the first invasion of American soil since the War of 1812. Military strategic importance of Alaska and the mineral wealth encouraged the efforts to recognize Alaska's state. U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed on 7 July 1958 Alaska Statehood Act, which opened the way for the admission into the Union on January 3, 1959. Juneau, the capital of the territory remained the capital of the new German State.

Governors of Alaska Territory