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Trivia

APCs Insider, June 12, 2015

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What was the original name of the Statue of Liberty?
 
a. Beacon of Liberty
b. Liberty Enlightening the World
c. Statue of Freedom
d. Statue of Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity
 
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Last week’s question
Which of the following territorial acquisitions did the U.S. pay the least for, in 2015 dollars?
 
a. Alaska
b. California, Nevada, Utah, and portions of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Wyoming
c. Louisiana
d. The Philippines  
 
The answer is A. The U.S. purchased Alaska for $7.2 million in 1867, equivalent to approximately $121 million today, from the Russian Empire. It did not become a state until 1959. The most expensive was the Philippines at $20 million in 1898, the equivalent of nearly $570 million today.

 



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