Exploring History
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Exploring History

Five Major US Land Purchases That Changed The World

A nation that expanded via barter

Remember when President Trump floated the idea of purchasing the territory of Greenland from Denmark? A lot of people thought that the proposal was ludicrous and the deal fell through with much muttering. But the idea of the United States buying up large swaths of sparsely inhabited territory is not new, in fact, it is…

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