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Alaska Purchase

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The Alaska Purchase was the United States' acquisition of Alaska from the Russian Empire in .... Seward and many other Americans believed that Asia would become an important market for the count...

Why did Russia sell Alaska to the United States? | Russia Beyond ...

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Apr 20, 2014 ... Many people still think that the Americans either stole Alaska from the ... area could have cost 1,395 times as much on the domestic market.

Purchase of Alaska, 1867 - Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign ...

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The purchase of Alaska in 1867 marked the end of Russian efforts to expand trade and settlements to the Pacific coast of North America, and became an ...

Why Did Russia Sell Us Alaska So Cheap? (less than two cents an ...

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Oct 18, 2007 ... Not until 1741, on Bering's second expedition, did he make landfall there. ... The Russian-American Company would run Russian Alaska much ...

How much did Alaska cost? – History of Russia

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While Alaska is widely known today as the largest state in the USA, it once part of Russia. For around a hundred years from the mid 18<sup>th</sup> century onwards, ...

Alaska Purchase | United States history | Britannica.com

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Jul 28, 2014 ... The cost and logistical difficulties of supplying the territory had made it an economic liability to the Russians, who were additionally struggling ...

Approximately how much per acre did the United States pay for ...

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Jul 12, 2004 ... Approximately how much per acre did the United States pay for Alaska ... In cost per acre which was a better bargain, Alaska or the Louisiana ...

Seward's Folly - Mar 30, 1867 - HISTORY.com

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Despite the bargain price of roughly two cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase .... Of his many enormous hits in the 1970s, none captured the essence of John ...

Was the Alaska Purchase a Good Deal? - University of Iowa

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the United States from the purchase of Alaska has been much less than the gross product of the ... as Alaska. 2. What Did the Alaska Purchase Return? ... purchase of Alaska would have been federal revenue net of federal costs, not income.

To solve our debt problems, let's sell Alaska - The Washington Post

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Dec 14, 2012 ... Like many absurd ideas, the notion of auctioning off Alaska has legs planted on solid ground. ... had suffered a severe setback in Haiti, where fighting had exacted a steep cost in lives and treasure. .... Here's how I did it.

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Why did Russia sell Alaska to the USA? - Quora

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What would have been the situation if russia still owned the Alaska today ? .... Unless gold were found in the country much time would elapse before it would be ... alone didn't pay the cost of controlling a territory far away from their homeland.

Purchase of Alaska - America's Story from America's Library

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Purchase of Alaska March 30, 1867. How much do you think a state is worth? On March 30, 1867, Secretary of State William H. Seward agreed to purchase ...

Russia made huge mistake when it sold Alaska to USA for only 7.2 ...

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Apr 4, 2007 ... Russia and the United States signed a treaty selling Alaska to the U.S. for $7.2 million on March 30, 1867. The deal was considered a great ...