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Alaska Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

How did the Eskimos, the Athapascans and the Aleutians come to be in Alaska? Where did they come from and why?

How were the islands in the northern waters settled? What were the effects of fur trading on the natives?

What happened in Sitka after Alaska was sold to America? How was a government established? Who was instrumental in obtaining a government for Alaska and why?

How did the discovery of gold affect Alaska? Where was the gold located? How was Tom Venn a part of the gold rush?

Explain the beginning of the salmon canning industry in Alaska? Why were Chinese workers hired?

What is the meaning of the story of Nerka the salmon? How does this relate to Tom Venn and the Alaskan salmon canning industry?

In what ways did greed shape the development of Alaska? What affect did this have on the natives?

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