18th October 1867: The Alaska Purchase completed with the formal transfer from Russia to the United States

 
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Although ridiculed shortly afterwards as ‘Seward’s Folly’, the Alaska Purchase has since been reinterpreted as one of President Andrew Johnson’s greatest ...

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