This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.

publication date: Sunday, July 28, 2019 (part of Summer 2019)

category: Government

clue: This politician negotiated the acquisition of the northernmost, westernmost and easternmost lands in the United States.

explanation: William H. Seward, serving as Secretary of State, negotiated the sale price of $7.2 M with Russia for what became the state of Alaska. The state is northernmost, westernmost and easternmost in the United States. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Scott Hardie


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