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4th Grade History - Chapter 16

STUDY
PLAY
Seward's Icebox
what people mockingly called the decision to buy Alaska
Russia
owned Alaska before the United States
Seward
the secretary of state who encouraged the US to buy Alaska
Russian America
the name first given to the Alaska
1959
Alaska and Hawaii admitted to the Union
Capt. James Cook
Discovered Hawaii
$7,200,000.00
how much Russia sold Alaska for
Dewey
the admiral who defeated the Spanish navy
San Juan Hill
the most important land battle of the Spanish American War
Philippines, Guam, Puerto Rico
the islands the US received as a result of the Spanish American War
Free Cuba from Spain
the purpose of the Spanish American War
Sinking of the Maine
the event which caused the US to get involved in the Spanish American War
Theodore Roosevelt
led the Rough Riders
Philippines
where the US defeated the Spanish Navy
France
first country to attempt to build a canal
Gorgas
destroyed the mosqutoes that carried malaria dn yellow fever in Cuba and Panama
1902
the year the French sold their rights to build a canal to the US
canal
a man-made waterway
1914
the year the Panama Canal opened
Isthmus of Panama
the name of the thin strip of land that connects North America to South America