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The Louisiana Purchase

Jefferson"s Noble Bargain? (Monticello Monograph Series, Distributed for the Thomas Jefferson Foundation)

by James Lewis

  • 282 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • USA,
  • United States - Antebellum Era,
  • 1743-1826,
  • Jefferson, Thomas,,
  • Louisiana Purchase

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8684352M
    ISBN 101882886232
    ISBN 109781882886234

    Book now at Louisiana Purchase Downtown in Edmonton, AB. Explore menu, see photos and read reviews: "We were celebrating a friend’s birthday after our spring break trip /5(K).   This exhibition focuses on the legacy of Thomas Jefferson--founding father, farmer, architect, inventor, slaveholder, book collector, scholar, diplomat, and the third president of the United States. A section on the West examines Jefferson’s role in the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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    Inquire within to learn about the biggest bargain in American history. A deal too good to be true - only it was! The story of the amazing Louisiana Purchase is filled with history, mystery, legend, lore, and so much more! Softcover, 32 pages. Gallopade International. What a Deal! The Louisiana Purchase () by Carole Marsh5/5(1). This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around.


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Louisiana Purchase,American acquisition from France of the formerly Spanish region of Louisiana. Reasons for the Purchase The revelation in of the secret agreement ofwhereby Spain retroceded Louisiana to France, aroused uneasiness in the United States both because Napoleonic France was an aggressive power and because Western settlers depended on the Mississippi River for.

Louisiana Purchase, western half of the Mississippi River basin purchased in from France by the United States; at less than three cents per acre forsquare miles (2, square km), it was the greatest land bargain in U.S.

history. The purchase doubled the size of the United States, greatly strengthened the country materially. The Louisiana Purchase book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

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Uncharted Territory In President Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana territory from the French for $15, The purchase made President Jefferson's dream of extending the U.S.

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In the early s, the United States wanted to gain control of the port of New Orleans. President Thomas Jefferson sent Robert Livingston and James Monroe to make the deal.

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InPresident Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million. The purchase, which included over million acres, extended the boundaries of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Rockies, ending French colonial ambitions in North America, adding lands that.

Originally charged with only securing the Port of New Orleans and access to the Mississippi River, they soon were presented with the deal of a lifetime—the purchase of the whole Louisiana Territory.

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The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France at a price of $15 million, or approximately four cents an acre. The Louisiana Purchase Treaty was signed in Paris on Ap The ratification of the treaty by the Senate on Octo In President Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory from the FrenchThe purchase made President Jefferson's dream of extending the U.S.

west of the Mississippi River come true. Now the much large United States had difficult questions to answer: How would Louisiana be governed? How would it be divided into states?Pages: Louisiana Purchase.

Excerpt from "The Cession of Louisiana" Signed on Ap Published in Documents of American History, edited by Henry S. Commager, In JanuaryCongress authorized $2 million for an attempt to buy New Orleans from France.

President Thomas Jefferson (–; served –9) appointed former Virginia governor James Monroe (–) to join .