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Alaska Purchase

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The Alaska Purchase was the United States' acquisition of Alaska from the Russian Empire on .... Seward and many other Americans believed that Asia would become an important .... John M. Miller ...

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.

Untold Story of Alaska Purchase: Why Did Russia Sell Its Stronghold ...

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Jul 31, 2015 ... There is still a lot of controversy about Alaska's cession to the United States ... Untold Story of Alaska Purchase: Why Did Russia Sell Its Stronghold to US? .... Remarkably, the company was not only recouping its costs but also ...

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 ...

Alaska Purchase | United States history | Britannica.com

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Alaska Purchase, (1867), acquisition by the United States from Russia of 586,412 square ... The cost and logistical difficulties of supplying the territory had made it an ... After much public opposition, Seward's formal proposal of $7.2 million was ...

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, ...

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

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Apr 4, 2007 ... The government of Alexander II got rid of Alaska as if it had been a ... Rodrigo Duterte claimed that he's ready to kill as many drug addicts as ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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Why did Russia sell Alaska to the USA? - Quora

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In short? The Czar needed some cash. Nobody -- not even the Americans -- had any clue as to ... Unless gold were found in the country much time would elapse before it would be blessed with Hoe printing presses, ... as fur and Walrus ivory - that alone didn't pay the cost of controlling a territory far away from their homeland.

Purchase of Alaska, 1867 - Office of the Historian

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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 ...

Was the Alaska Purchase a Good Deal? - The New York Times

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Aug 20, 2010 ... Mr. Barker argues that Alaska, like much of the American West, ... taking into account all of the costs associated with ownership of the territory.