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APCs Insider, June 28, 2013

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Who was the first woman ever elected to Congress?

a. Alice Mary Robertson
b. Jeanne Shaheen
c Jeannette Pickering Rankin
d. Margaret Chase Smith

Think you know the answer? E-mail Senior Managing Editor Michelle Leppert. If you are one of five randomly selected readers to answer correctly the day you receive your issue, you’ll receive a free three-month trial subscription to the HCPro newsletter of your choice.           

Last week’s question

Which U.S. President purchased Alaska from Russia?

a. Andrew Johnson
b. Calvin Coolidge
c. James Buchanan
d. Millard Fillmore

The correct answer is A. President Andrew Johnson purchased Alaska from Russia for the bargain price of $0.02 per acre (a total of $7 million). U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward signed the treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska March 30, 1867. Critics referred to the purchase as “Seward’s Folly” and “Johnson’s polar bear garden.”

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