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Purchase of Alaska
Updated: 10/14/2020
Purchase of Alaska
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  • Purchase of Alaska
  • Today is March 30, 1867. I William H. Seward am going to purchase Alaska
  • Nah
  • I
  • All in favor of buying Alaska from Russia say I
  • Yes, I won but only by one vote
  • Russia
  • You want Alaska. Okay give us $7.2 million
  • We'll take it for $7.2 million
  • U.S.
  • Gold discovered in 1880's and 1890's
  • We Alaskans have agreed to approve statehood. Today we will be adopting a constitution!
  • Alaska Constitution1955
  • I President Eisenhower am happy to allow Alaska to be in the Union as the 49th state of America!
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