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Washington statehood bill is introduced in U.S. Congress on December 10, 1878.
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On December 10, 1878, the first bill for Washington statehood is introduced in the United States Congress. The boundary includes the Idaho panhandle.
Statehood was not actually achieved until November 11, 1889.
J. Orin Oliphant, "Bills Ilustrating the Movement for the Admission of Washington into the Union," The Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Vol. 37 , No. 4 (1946), p. 340.
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