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Why Is Oklahoma Called The Sooners?


Why Is Oklahoma Called The Sooners?

Sooner is the name first applied about six months after the Land Run of 1889 to people who entered the Oklahoma District (Unassigned Lands) before the designated time. … So-called “legal sooners” had permission to enter before the designated time but nonetheless had the same unfair advantage.

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