Why Did Russia Sell Alaska to the USA?

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Brainstorm questions about: "Why did Russia sell Alaska to the US?"

Contributed by students during 4th period class 10-8-08

Answers, Conclusions, other Questions

TAL:*Did Russia made a mistake selling Alaska?

"Russia made a stupid mistake to sell Alaska" http:// /

Why did Russia want to sell Alaska? http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/time/gp/17662.htm

Russia wanted to sell Alaska because Russia offered to sell Alaska to the US in 1859, believing the United States would off-set the designs of Russia's greatest rival in the Pacific, Great Britain Go back to Social Studies Projects page.

Was Alaska a "problem" for Russia?JN

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