Was President Andrew Johnson crazy for buying Alaska from the Russians?

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  • abdul
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    I think you have the wrong person. William Seward's name appears on the signed treaty, not Johnsons. Congress appropriated the funds.

    https://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/alaska....

    • Never Polled
      Lv 5
      4 months agoReport

      Congress approved and President Andrew Johnson signed in May of 1867.

  • It was a stroke of genius. He should have bought Greenland as well.

  • 4 months ago

    Didn't Congress impeach Andrew Johnson?

  • 4 months ago

    Crazy like a fox!!!

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  • Ann
    Lv 6
    4 months ago

    No..........................................

  • 4 months ago

    You mean buying yuge amounts of oil for extremely low prices?

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