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The northernmost state of the United States. It ranks first in terms of total land area and 47th in terms of population.
Asked in Shopping, Beer and Brewing, Alaska
Can you buy Michelob Golden Light beer in New York?
No and you may refer to this response from Anhauser Busch, MO http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Can_you_buy_Michelob_golden_light_beer_in_Missouri ...
Asked in Earth Sciences, Alaska, Seasons
Why does Alaska have 30 days of night?
On the November 31th the sun goes down, and remains below the horizon for 67 days until it re-appears on January 24th. During that time there is a decreasing amount of twilight each day, and on December 21st, the shortest day of the year, civil twilight in Barrow lasts for a mere 2 hours. ...
Asked in Chicago, Alaska, Hotels and Lodging
What is info on the Jakter or Jakster Hotel?
I remember this hotel very well. It was red and black with stairs leading below ground level. I attended a grammar school in that area and students used to make jokes about the place. I know it's quite old and my dad said there is some interesting history connected with this place; he's not quite sure, but he thinks it might have something to do with Thomas Edison or something. I would love to learn about its history; it was always...
Asked in History of the United States, Alaska, Russia
Why did Russia sell Alaska to us?
Q: Why did Russia sell Alaska to us? C: Good Question! A: The Russian Empire discovered Alaska somewhere in the 1800's. At this particular time, every country in the world was extremely poor and had harsh challenges like, exploring new worlds, finding new supplies, and did not even good enough technologies. The world struggled from the Roman Empire, and the Ottoman Empire. The Russians suffered deeply from this. So, they sold Alaska to the Americans to gain more richness in their country. Today,...
Who was the first governor of Alaska?
The first Governor of the State of Alaska was William A. Egan. The first Governor of Alaska Territory was Walter Eli Clark. The first Governor of the District of Alaska was John Henry Kinkead. ...