2 Unit 5 War and Development A Cimarron County father and his two sons take shelter from a dust storm.
3 Early Government Kate Barnard Governor Charles N. Haskell Chapter 17Early GovernmentKate BarnardGovernor Charles N. HaskellMoving the State CapitalHaskell’s LuckOil Fields and Boom Towns1908 ElectionsGovernor Lee Cruce
4 Early Government Governor Robert L. Williams The Capitol Building Chapter 17Early GovernmentGovernor Robert L. WilliamsThe Capitol BuildingThe Grandfather ClauseGerman-American ProblemsThe Green Corn RebellionOklahomans in World War I
5 DISCUSSION QUESTIONSDiscuss the removal of the capital from its first site as the state capital to the new site in Oklahoma City (include the role played by Charles N. Haskell and the different legends about the transporting of the seal).Tell about the problems and the growth of the oil industry in Oklahoma.What was the Green Corn Rebellion?Explain why you think a governor would call out the militia to stop horse races and prize fights.Identify Joseph Oklahombi and tell what he accomplished.Explain whether you think the capitol dome should have been built and tell why.
12 Oklahoma’s capitol building was completed in 1917 without the traditional “dome” on top.
13 The Oklahoma State Capitol was finally “complete” in 2002 with the addition of a dome. The dome was dedicated on November 16, 2002 with a performance by Oklahoma native and country music star Vince Gill and American Indian dancers in traditional dress.
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