The major benefits of the Louisiana purchase were the vast expansion of the territory of the United States and the acquisition of an abundance of natural resources for a modest pri...
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The Louisiana Purchase (French: Vente de la Louisiane "Sale of Louisiana") was
the acquisition of the Louisiana territory (828,000 square miles) by the United ...
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France's land was mainly unexplored wilderness, and so the fertile soils and other valuable natural resources we know are present today might not have been factored in the relatively low cost at the time.
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The Louisiana Purchase (1803) was a land deal between the United States and
France, in which the U.S. acquired approximately 827,000 square miles of land ...
The Louisiana Purchase encompassed 530,000,000 acres of territory in North
America that the United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million.
The Louisiana Purchase is considered the greatest real estate deal in history.
The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France at a price of
Jefferson's plans for the nation depended upon western expansion and access to
international markets for American farm products. This vision was threatened, ...
In this transaction with France, signed on April 30, 1803, the United States
purchased 828,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River for $15