WONDER #2548: Why Didn't Canada Buy Alaska?

Question 1 of 3

Russia did not want to sell Alaska to __________________ because of its long rivalry with that nation.

  1. the United States
  2. Great Britain
  3. Portugal
  4. Mexico

Question 2 of 3

What name did many people in the United States give to the purchase of Alaska?

  1. Canada’s Loss
  2. Great Britain’s Overlook
  3. Eisenhower’s Territory
  4. Seward’s Folly

Question 3 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. the details of the Crimean War.
  2. why Russia sold Alaska and why Canada didn’t buy it.
  3. how the Dominion of Canada was established.
  4. how Alaska saved its otter population.

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