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morganjo
 2 years ago
Why did journalists call the Alaska purchase of 1867 “Seward’s Folly”?
morganjo
 2 years ago
Why did journalists call the Alaska purchase of 1867 “Seward’s Folly”?

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Dallasb22
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Because the only factual proof we had of Alaska was that it was barren, very cold, and full of snow and ice. Although there were claims that there were lots of natural resources the risk didn't seem worth it.
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