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Oregon was inhabited by many indigenous tribes before Western traders, explorers, and settlers arrived. An autonomous government was formed in the Oregon Country in 1843 before the Oregon Territory was created in 1848. Oregon became the 33rd state on February 14, 1859.How Oregon became a state?
In 1846, the border between U.S. and British territory was formally established at the 49th parallel – the part of the territory that was given to Britain would ultimately become part of Canada. Oregon was officially admitted to the union as a state on February 14th, 1859.What is the Order of statehood?
The order in which the original 13 states ratified the 1787 Constitution, then the order in which the others were admitted to the union. A state of the United States is one of the 50 constituent entities that shares its sovereignty with the federal government.Is Oregon a white state?
In its inception, Oregon intended to be a whites-only state . In fact it was the only state that entered the union as a whites-only state by enacting laws that banned blacks and mixed people. These laws were adopted by the Provisional Government of Oregon during the mid 1800's.