Pathway to Statehood
The Territory of Colorado joins the Union
Colorado's path from a territory to being annexed as the 38th state in the United States is an important part of the state's rich history. This book looks at the events leading up to Colorado's annexation, some of the reasons Colorado was made a state, and what life was like in the newly formed Centennial State in the late 19th century. Engaging and accessible text is coupled with full color photographs and primary source documents to give students a full understanding of this important milestone in Colorado's history.