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1 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved

2 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Unit 5 War and Development A Cimarron County father and his two sons take shelter from a dust storm.

3 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Chapter 17 Early Government Kate Barnard Governor Charles N. Haskell Moving the State Capital Haskell’s Luck Oil Fields and Boom Towns 1908 Elections Governor Lee Cruce

4 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Chapter 17 Early Government Governor Robert L. Williams The Capitol Building The Grandfather Clause German-American Problems The Green Corn Rebellion Oklahomans in World War I

5 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved DISCUSSION QUESTIONS 1.Discuss 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). 2.Tell about the problems and the growth of the oil industry in Oklahoma. 3.What was the Green Corn Rebellion? 4.Explain why you think a governor would call out the militia to stop horse races and prize fights. 5.Identify Joseph Oklahombi and tell what he accomplished. 6.Explain whether you think the capitol dome should have been built and tell why.

6 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Governor Charles Haskell

7 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Governor Haskell’s Inaugural Parade in Guthrie on November 16, 1907.

8 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Secretary of State Bill Cross and Governor Charles Haskell at the new Governor’s office in the Lee-Huckins Hotel in Oklahoma City after the state capital was moved from Guthrie.

9 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved A boom town built up around the Whizzbang-Osage oil field in eastern Oklahoma.

10 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Early Oklahoma oil producers could not sell their product for very much money until pipelines were built to transport the oil inexpensively to refineries.

11 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Governor Lee Cruce

12 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Oklahoma’s capitol building was completed in 1917 without the traditional “dome” on top.

13 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved 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.

14 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Governor R. L. Williams

15 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Crowds gather to see soldiers off to war during World War I.

16 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Posters like this one were used to recruit soldiers during World War I.

17 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved Joseph Oklahombi

18 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved World War I soldiers.

19 Copyright © 2013 by Oklahoma History Press, Inc. All Rights Reserved


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