Alaska - Study Guide Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Reindeer were shipped to parts of Alaska to provide food for the population. The three men who herded the reindeer were Skellerop, Arkikov and Sana. The men decided to remain in Alaska and prospect for gold. They filed their claims and found gold. There was opposition to them in the area. The group managed to take Arkikov's claim. There were no taxes or juries in Alaska ,which meant crime flourished. After the body of one of the thieves was found, the men recovered their claims. There was trouble again and Arkikov lost his claim.

The men explored the area around Nome and found it teeming with gold. When word reached Dawson City, the miners began to head for Nome. They booked passage to Nome and bought their supplies at Tom Venn's store. Venn decided to move the store to Nome. Missy worked for a doctor in the...

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