Asked in Alaska, Bridges and Tunnels
What is the name of the land bridge that connects Alaska and Russia?
The Bering Straight is the land bridge which connected Alaska with Russia thousands of years ago. ...
Why is Alaska not conected to the US?
Alaska used to belong to Russia. Alaska is very close to Russia, and is believed to have been connected to Russia by the Bering Land Bridge. The United States, at the behest of Secretary of State William Seward, bought Alaska in 1867 for $7,200,000 (according to the Wikipedia article on the Alaska Purchase). ...
Asked in Native American History
Was there any native Americans that lived in Alaska?
No there weren't. But long ago though, Alaska was originally connected to Russia. The Asian and Russian decent came from Asia to Alaska. ...
What countries are the bering strait bridge connected to?
The Bering Straight Bridge used to connect what is now Alaska and Russia.
Asked in North America
Where did the first Americans probably came from How might these people have reached North America?
They probably came from Russia, since Alaska and Russia were connected during the Ice Age. ...
Is Alaska part of Russia or Mexico or Canada or the US or China?
Alaska is a US state, but it is not connected to the 48 contiguous states. It borders Canada. It is part of North America, the major countries of which are Mexico, Canada, and the US. It was originally colonized by Russia, and was sold to the US in 1867. There is no apparent connection of Alaska to China. ...
Asked in History of the United States, Alaska
Who sold Alaska to the US?
Russia, in 1867 the secretary of the state of US, Mr. William Seward under the President Andrew Johnson, bought Alaska from Russia. From Russia in th XIXth century. In 1867 April 6 Russia sold Alaska to America The US purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867. Russia ...