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What drove the interest that James Bennett had for the exploration of the North Pole? What famous historical event did Bennett arrange that made good copy for his newspaper? Why could he be considered a duplicitous individual?

2

What is the Kuro Siwo and the Thermometric Gateway and what was the theory that was commonly held about it? What speculation and lore existed about the North Pole in the late 1800s?

3

What impact did the 1876 World’s Fair held in Philadelphia have on polar exploration? What was the most popular exhibit at the Fair and what were some of the inventions displayed there? Why did America emerge as the world’s new innovative leader as a result of the Fair?

4

Describe George De Long’s efforts in finding the right ship and making sure that it was fit for the expedition to the North Pole. Why did he...

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