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Sewards icebox

Archie W. Shiels

Sewards icebox

a few notes on the development of Alaska, 1867-1932

by Archie W. Shiels

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Published by Union printing company in [Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska.
    • Subjects:
    • Industries -- Alaska.,
    • Alaska.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Archie W. Shiels.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF904 .S45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 p. l., 11-419, [2] p.
      Number of Pages419
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6292985M
      LC Control Number33021184
      OCLC/WorldCa5916330

      Who Was William Seward? Politician William Seward served as a New York senator from to , New York governor from to , and a U.S. senator from to Born: On Ma , Seward completed negotiations for the territory, which involved the purchase of , square miles of territory (more than twice the area of Texas) for $7,,, or.

        An Interview with Professor Donald Elder: Events in American History – Seward’s Icebox. Michael F. Shaughnessy – 1) On Ma , the then Secretary of State William Seward purchased land that we now consider “Alaska”. Sewards of Petersfield, Liss, United Kingdom. K likes. Nonprofit OrganizationFollowers: K.

      Seward`s Folly, the Purchase of Alaska William H. Seward, secretary of state under both Lincoln and Johnson, was an ardent expansionist. He was committed to the spread of American influence throughout the Pacific as a means of enhancing the nationÂ’s trade and military g: icebox.   A short biography of William H. Seward, the man who bought Alaska from Russia for $ million dollars. The first biography of Seward written by an Alaskan and the first to focus on the purchase in the context of his other achievements, this is the story of a patriot, gambler and 19th century visionary who saw the world from a remarkably modern : Todd Communications.


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Sewards Icebox: A Few Notes on the Development of Alaska Hardcover – January 1, by Archie W. Shiels (Author)Author: Archie W. Shiels. Colophon Sewards icebox book "Here endeth Seward's Ice Box. This private edition was designed and printed by Union Printing Company, Bellingham, Washington in the month of December nineteen hundred and thirty-two." Spine crown and foot slightly nudged, and shows some shelfwear, as do panel corners.

Seward's Icebox is a decision available to USA regarding Russian owned Alaska. USA will give an offer of £70, for Alaska, which Russia can accept and decline. It requires that USA are at peace, that they have £70, in cash, have at least 1 prestige and have researched Nationalism and also requires that Russia owns Alaska.

Get this from a library. Sewards icebox; a few notes on the development of Alaska. [Archie W Shiels]. Ma marked the th anniversary of the sale of the Alaska territory from Russia to the United States.

Alaska later was approved by Congress for statehood on July 7, through the Alaska Statehood Act (72 Stat. ).It was proclaimed the 49th state on January 3, by President Eisenhower. The Russian Federation had recently lost the Crimean War to an alliance of France.

Monday was officially Seward's Day in Alaska, but on Maa treaty was signed that made Alaska a territory of the United States. A check for $ million made it final. Seward's Icebox. Biggest City in Seward’s Icebox. by Sharlene Minshall.

May 1, Aug Filed under: in e-book and hard cover and the fourth edition of her RVing Alaska and Canada are available through Sharlene’s weekly on-line blog can be. This was a great biography of Seward's political and private life as under the Lincoln administration.

It tells of the terrible struggle between the Northern states, the Union, and the Southern States, the confederacy. Theree are many colorful charictors mentioned who worked closely with Seward such as MR. Weed and Abraham Lincoln/5. U.S. Secretary of State William H.

Seward signs a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska for $7 million. Despite the bargain price of roughly two cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase was. Seward's Folly: Seward's Icebox Cartoon Seward's Folly was also referred to as 'Seward's Icebox and the cartoon on your left depicts a 'different take' on Seward's Folly featuring a giant iceberg (called Russian American) being pushed and pulled along by William Seward and President Johnson being supported and moved by the wheelbarrow entitled 'Treaty' which refers to the Treaty of Russia and.

William Henry Seward ( – Octo ) was United States Secretary of State from toand earlier served as governor of New York and United States Senator.A determined opponent of the spread of slavery in the years leading up to the American Civil War, he was a prominent figure in the Republican Party in its formative years, and was praised for his work on behalf of Children: 6, including Augustus, Frederick, William.

It is decorated with scenes from Alaska, including a mountain range and coastal town, a walrus, a grizzly bear, and a Native American hunting in a canoe.

The words “Alaska,” “California,” and “Seward” are engraved on top, commemorating Seward’s role in developing United States territories along the Pacific coast.

These two books reflect the fact that U.S. readers have at last caught up with the continental statesmanship of Lincoln's and Johnson's Secretary of State, William H.

Seward, who forced the purchase of Alaska ("Seward's Icebox'') amid the catcalls of the isolationists of Sewards Icebox. A Few Notes On the Development of Alaska Signed by author and one of Provenance: Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle, Washington. We gladly combine shipping on all purchases for this auction.

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Seward's Folly was the actual event of him purchasing it. Asked in History of the United States, Alaska, US. Critics ridiculed Seward for spending so much on a remote chunk of earth that some thought of as just a frozen, inhospitable wilderness that was dark half the year.

The $ million purchas became known as “Seward’s Folly” or “Seward’ Icebox.” Seward withstood the mocking and disdain because of his vision for Alaska.

On MaWilliam Seward agreed to purchase Alaska and signed the treaty. The Critics attacked him because there was secrecy about the deal. Then people started calling the purchase "Seward's Folly" and also "Seward's Icebox".

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Join 3, other followers. Sign me up!. The Sewards The collection of William H. Seward Papers at the University of Rochester is widely recognized as a rich resource on the life and career of William Henry Seward, state senator (), Governor of New York (), U.

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The Treaty with Russia was negotiated and signed by Secretary of State William Seward and Russian Minister to the United States Edouard de Stoeckl.

Critics of the deal to purchase Alaska called it "Seward’s Folly” or “Seward’s.