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The Alaska Purchase was the United States' acquisition of Alaska from the Russian Empire on ... Reactions to the purchase in the United States were mostly positive; some opponents called it "Seward's Folly" (after Secretary of State William H. .... This name had earlier, in the Russian era, denoted the Alaska Peninsula, ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sewards-folly

On this day in History, Seward's Folly on Mar 30, 1867. Learn more about what happened today on History.

www.american-historama.org/1866-1881-reconstruction-era/sewards-folly.htm

Find a summary, definition and facts about the Seward's Folly for kids. ... Seward's Folly is also known as "Seward's Icebox" was the derisive nickname given to the ... The territory was named 'Alaska' as a derivation of an Aleut name which the ...

www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/Alaska.html

Critics of the deal to purchase Alaska called it "Seward's Folly” or “Seward's Icebox." Opposition to the purchase of Alaska subsided with the Klondike Gold Strike ...

www.netstate.com/states/intro/ak_intro.htm

Seward's Folly ... The is another derisive name given to the Alaska territory during the battle between Secretary of State William H. Seward and the United States ...

www.u-s-history.com/pages/h230.html

The role of Seward`s Folly, the Purchase of Alaska in the history of the United States of America.

www.alaskakids.org/index.cfm/know-alaska/Alaska-History/Seward's-Folly

Seward was a big supporter of America's manifest destiny, the idea that the nation had a God-given mission to control the entire Pacific Coast. No one seemed to ...

www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/Seward's%20Folly

The "Seward's Folly" deal has returned 6.8 percent a year at a compound annual rate based on Alaska's most recent taxable property values. ReutersMay 7 ...

www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/recon/jb_recon_alaska_1.html

At the time, critics thought Seward was crazy and called the deal "Seward's folly." Seward was laughed at for his willingness to spend so much on "Seward's ...

history.state.gov/milestones/1866-1898/alaska-purchase

Skeptics had dubbed the purchase of Alaska “Seward's Folly,” but the former Secretary of State was vindicated when a major gold deposit was discovered in the ...