Seward's Folly Text and Image Analysis

Seward's Folly Text and Image Analysis
Seward's Folly Text and Image Analysis
Seward's Folly Text and Image Analysis
Seward's Folly Text and Image Analysis
Seward's Folly Text and Image Analysis
Seward's Folly Text and Image Analysis
Seward's Folly Text and Image Analysis
Seward's Folly Text and Image Analysis
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Students read about the purchase of Alaska during Reconstruction and excerpts of its official cession, answer 16 questions of varying levels of difficulty, and analyze 5 images. There are 4 prompts to respond to for 3 images and a creative task to complete for 2 other images. The answers are included where appropriate and this would be great for a sub!

Sample questions include:
--Why would the American people not have viewed this purchase too highly before the discovery of gold?
--If Russia had discovered the gold first, do you think it would have sold the territory? Why or why not?
--Why would such effort have been taken in the second paragraph of Article 1 in describing the boundaries rather than just saying the Alaska territory?
--Summarize the main points of Article II in 3 sentences or less.
--List and explain 1 pro and 1 con for the inhabitants were they to choose to stay in America.
--Using context clues or prior knowledge, what does "appurtenances" mean?

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