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    Exploring Possession: Alaska's Russian American colonial history

    Exploring Possession: Alaska's Russian American colonial history

    This set of five lesson plans and traveling trunk will help students gain a deeper understanding of Russian colonization in Alaska and how colonization in Alaska compared to other regions of North America.

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    Russian Abacus

    Russian Abacus

    Give your students an additional tool to improve their math skills. By creating and using a Russian abacus, students can improve their mathematics skills while simultaneously learning about Russian culture and language.

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Historic photo of Castle Hill

The transfer of Alaska from Russia took place in Sitka. On October 18, 1867, the Russian flag was lowered on Castle Hill, home of Alaska's Russian governors, the American flag was raised, and a brief exchange of statements completed the transfer of Alaska to the United States.