The Louisiana Purchase was the acquisition of the Louisiana territory (828,000
square miles) ... Jefferson agreed that the U.S. Constitution did not contain
explicit provisions for acquiring territo...
The Louisiana Purchase significantly increased the size of the United States,
which began the expansion of the country towards the West. It also laid the ...
Jefferson's plans for the nation depended upon western expansion and access to
international markets for American farm products. This vision was threatened, ...
It's the Deal of the Centuries that I believe still made Napoleon turning in his
grave. Look at these two image and you can easily see why Jefferson ...
The Louisiana Purchase (1803) was a land deal between the United States and
.... an important adjacent territory; & saying to him when of age, I did this for your ...
It is ironic that the 1803 Louisiana Purchase from France was instigated by one of
the few successful slave rebellions. Toussaint L'Overture on St. Dominique ...
The biggest effect the Louisiana Purchase had on the United States was the
change in the size of the country. The Louisiana Territory more than doubled the
A watershed event in American history, the purchase of the Louisiana Territory ...
French did not own New Orleans and thus could not sell it to the United States. ....
"300 Years and Counting: the French Influence on the Louisiana Legal System.
To the Native Americans, it was the beginning of an end. ... While Lewis and
Clark did not discover a Northwest Passage or start the ... The mysteries of the
vast area known as the Louisiana Purchase quickly disappeared after Lewis and
Thirteen states were carved from the Louisiana Territory. The Louisiana
Purchase nearly doubled the size of the United States, making it one of the