On This Day: The United States Buys A...

On This Day: The United States Buys Alaska

There are 4 comments on the findingDulcinea story from Mar 30, 2009, titled On This Day: The United States Buys Alaska. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

On March 30, 1867, U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward paid Russia $7.2 million for the 586,412 square mile territory of Alaska.

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Houston, TX

#1 Apr 10, 2009
After spending five years in Russia, it was interesting to hear the idea bandied around of taking Alaska back. Some held there was some legal issue with the purchase agreement, which made it null and void.(Legalities didn't seem to be as much of an issue when the decision went their way!) I guess seller's remorse!

East Nassau, NY

#3 Mar 30, 2010
So, now we know who to blame for Sarah Palin!!!

Portland, OR

#4 Mar 30, 2010
Russia, please take Alaska, and Sarah Palin, back.

United States

#5 Apr 2, 2010
hey can i get ya'lls help with cyber bulling i trying to stop it

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