Today in History: Idaho

Snake River Cañon, Idaho
Today in History–March 4–the Library of Congress features Idaho. On this date in 1863 President Lincoln signed an act creating Idaho Territory. The area burgeoned and was admitted to the Union as a state in 1890. Learn more about this gem of a state by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to thousands of primary sources related to Idaho.

Idaho stories from America’s Library

Idaho primary source set with teacher’s guide

Idaho resource guide

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Idaho historical newspapers

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Idaho oral histories

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Idaho legislation

Idaho Guide to Law Online

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