Alaska Purchase

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The cheque that was used to pay for the Alaska territory: $7.2 million U.S. dollars at the time are about $121 million U.S. dollars in 2015.
Parque Eagle River, Anchorage, Alaska, Estados Unidos, 2017-09-01, DD 02.jpg

Alaska was originally part of the Russian Empire. In 1867, the Russian Empire sold the territory to the United States. This is known as the Alaska Purchase.