5/18 Did You Know?

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by Huey Rider, May 18, 2018.

  1. Huey Rider

    Huey Rider G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    The United States purchased Alaska for the bargain price of about 2 cents per acre.
     
  2. Kmcdowell

    Kmcdowell G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

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    I would love to own about 10 acres in Alaska.
     
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  3. DWFan

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    From what I remember in history class, there was more than enough gold taken out of Alaska during the Klondike gold rush to pay for its purchase.
     
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  4. Huey Rider

    Huey Rider G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    I'm sure the Ruskies have been kicking themselves in the rear for the past 100 years, too.
     
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