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The Louisiana Purchase was a deal between the United States and France. The United States purchased 827,000 square miles of land for $15,000,000 in 1803.
5 cents, since they're all printed the opposite way of the front you idiot
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Answer Uh, turn the coin over. You'll see the actual date - 2004. It's one design in the Westward Journey series minted to commemorate the 1803 Louis and Clark expedition. With mintages in the hundreds of millions, a coin you get in change has no added value (and probably never will). Uncirculat…
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First verify that the back side really is struck upside-down. Hold the coin with Jefferson's face upright. Your fingers should be holding the coin on the right & left sides -- NOT at the top & bottom. Now when you flip the coin over like the page of a calendar, the shaking hands or keelboat…
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The immediate reason for the purchase was to provide continued access to the Gulf of Mexico via the Mississippi River port of New Orleans. The Mississippi/Ohio river system was a vital transportation system for US commerce at the time. As it turned out, the land west of the Mississippi was an invalu…
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A good thing they got out of the Louisiana Purchase was that the U.S was beginning to grow larger. It was also priced well because they were meant to pay more but they bargained with the French and ended up making a good deal. Even Jefferson saw that we would gain from the Louisiana Purchase so he m…
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The U.S. doubled the size of its territory.It expanded the United States to the Rocky Mountains
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The Louisiana PurchaseImmediate and full U.S. citizenship
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The US bought Louisiana from France, in a treaty authorized by President Thomas Jefferson. The agreement was signed in Paris by Robert Livingston and James Monroe on April 30, 1803 and ratified by the US Senate on October 20, 1803. New Orleans, the pivotal port on the river, remained in Spanish han…
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The Louisiana Purchase was one of the greatest land deals ever to take place. Louisiana was so big that it made our nation over 23% bigger, making America difficult to attack. It also gave the American colonies a place to legally expand to. Before we purchased it from France, Americans were illegall…
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The Louisiana Purchase was the acquisition by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles (2,147,000 km2) of the French territory Louisiane in 1803. This was the entire valley of the Mississippi as claimed by the French, an area as large as the existing United States at the time. The purc…
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When Jefferson was President, Britain and America signed a treaty (signed April 30, 1803) thus making the Louisiana Purchase. The following are the outcomes/results of this treaty: It doubled the size of the US Jefferson sent out the Lewis and Clark expedition to explore the land Great Britain and…
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Thomas Jefferson is the president who sponsored the Louisiana Purchase. Robert Livingstone and James Monroe were Jefferson's emissaries who actually made the deal with Napolean in 1803.
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The cost was 15 million US Dollars or 60 million French francs. Because this was paid in installments, the total including interest was $23,213,568. Jefferson originally sent Monroe and Livingston with $10 million to purchase New Orleans, but Napoleon offered them the whole of Louisiana for only $…
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It roughly doubled the size of the United States and gave us firm control of the Mississippi River, an important transportation source.
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Jefferson was interested in buying the Louisiana Purchase because he wanted to make the United States bigger, well-fit, and stronger. He also was interested in the buying the land because he was fearful that foreign countries would control the New Orleands port.Jefferson wanted to secure the Por…
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It was ironic that Jefferson made the Louisiana purchase because making the residents of Louisiana citizens went against his own compact theory of union. It was overstepping federal powers as well.
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the greatest bargin in the united states history which wasnt consitiutional puchase by President Thomas Jefferson 10 million upfront and 5cent per acre which included interst from France of the important port of new Orleans which double the territory of the united states.
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Likely it is Montana, which is in the Missouri River valley, of which 70% to 80% was in the Purchase.The Louisiana Purchase included all of part of the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
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This is a way to get started. Long ago, after the Revolutionary War, there was still slavery. When the United States bought the Louisiana purchase, yes it doubled in size, but also it doubled in problems. Problems about borders, and slavery.
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The Louisiana territory was controlled by France from 1699 to 1762. France handed over the territory to Spain in 1762 and then again reacquired the territory in 1800. During their reign Spain had denied Americans access to New Orleans. Spain did not like American influence to increase in the territo…
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It's an ordinary circulation nickel from the Westward Journey series, issued in 2004-2006 to commemorate the Lewis and Clark expedition. Hundreds of millions were struck so they're not rare. If you found it in change it's only worth five cents. Uncirculated or proof-condition ones might retail for …
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Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon.T Jefferson
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It's just one of the Westward Journey series. The 2004 date is on the front of the coin. Spend it.
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The Louisiana purchase, which bought all the territory from Mississippi to the Rockies from France for $15 million was agreed on by all parties. The supreme court, senate and the President were all behind it.
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$15 million (3 cents per acre)
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April 30, 1803 is the date that the negotiators signed the purchase treaty in Paris. The US Senate ratified it on October 20, 1803 and the US formally took possession on December 20, 1803.
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it was Thomas Jefferson
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The Louisiana Purchase included land which was rich and fertile. The deal came about when Jefferson heard rumors of a possible deal for the land between Napoleon and Spain. He believed this acquisition would be detrimental to relations between France, Spain, and the United States. As a result, he of…
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The reason that Napolean was willing to sell Louisiana Territory so cheaply is because France was in debt from his military persuits and needed the money desperately. Also at the same time, Britain was declaring war on him.
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Napoleon sold it to the United States for pennies per acre, and ended the period of French Colonialism in the midwestern portion of the landmass we now call the continental United States of America. The Louisiana Purchase was the acquisition by the United States of 828,000 square miles (2,140,000 k…
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It affected our money and land. It affected our people. doubled the size of the United States Caused people to lose rights
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Type your answer here Because it had a bunch of space, and it wasn't hard for us to buy it, except it cost a lot The Louisiana Purchase is important because it doubled America's size.
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The Louisiana Purchase covered over 800,000 square miles in dozens of climates. The climates ranged from mountains to plains to grasslands, to riparian areas.
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The Louisiana Purchase The United States acquired Louisiana from the French in 1803 in what is known as the Louisiana Purchase. George Washington
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The person that sold the Louisiana Purchase was Napoleon Bonaparte. He sold it because he needed money for all the wars he fought during that time and he ended up selling it for $15,000,000.
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April 30, 1803. was the date that the purchase treaty was signed by American and French negotiators. October 30, 1803 was the day the Senate ratified the treaty. The US took possession on December 20, 1803.
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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 size of the country. In addition, the Louisiana Purchase forced Spain and France out of the land now defined as the United States, confining the…
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The Louisiana Purchase included land in the following areas: Arkansas Missouri Iowa Oklahoma Kansas Nebraska, parts of Minnesota that where west of the Mississippi River most of North Dakota nearly all of South Dakota Northeastern New Mexico Montana east of the Continental Divide Wyoming east of t…
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The date of the Louisiana Purchase was April 30, 1803
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The size of the United States nearly doubled
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Napoléon Bonaparte sold the Louisiana Purchase to the US.
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It began the expansion of the united states to encompass north america!
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Napoleon Bonaparte in 1803
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Thomas Jefferson, the President of the U.S., bought Louisiana from France in 1803. Because of the Spanish and Russian exploration of the West Coast, they knew that Louisiana was part of a continent, but Nobody knew how big it was. Therefore, Jefferson commissioned Meriwether Lewis and William Clark…
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It doubled the size of the United States.
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The Louisiana purchase double the size of the United States and it costed $15 million.
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The Lousiana Purchase (1803) was made because Napoleon was in desperate need of money to help fuel the war that was occurring with mainly Britain, but also the other European nations, as he was attempting to build his Empire. Because he also did not want to focus on the colonies and place all of his…
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Not rare. Billions were minted. Millions were saved in rolls directly from the banks or sold by the Mint to collectors, so even the uncirculated examples are cheap and circulated ones will not sell for a premium in our lifetimes. They are fairly common and only are worth 5 cents unless in a mint se…
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The addition of the Louisiana Purchase to the territory of the United States caused a surge in nationalism. It also allowed the nation to grow quickly west which also fueled the feeling.
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The Louisiana Purchase literally doubled the size of the U.S. overnight. However, even President Jefferson thought that the purchase was unconstitutional, but did it anyway. It was so out of character for him, since he was always concerned about the President becoming too powerful.
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France held its territory of Louisiana and had plans to use it in parallel to its other colony of Haiti to create a large slavery and sugarcane production business. However, this failed and Louisiana was just a barren wasteland to them. At the same time, the US was looking to expand its borders but …
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in the Louisiana purchase
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828,800 square milesReally Big!....It doubled the size of the U.S.A! :)
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The purpose of the Louisiana Purchase was to give the United States the port of New Orleans and thus control of the Mississippi river. Any other power in control of New Orleans would have been a natural enemy of the US because it could choke off all commerce from the western slopes of the Alleghenie…
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The Louisiana Purchase was done by Thomas Jefferson who was a Democrat-Republican. The Federalist Party thus opposed the move.
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Thomas Jefferson was president when the Louisiana Purchase was made.
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Yes because with the Louisiana Purchase they could expand their country
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The final transfer from the Louisiana purchase from Spain to France were Nov 30, 1803, and from France to the US on Dec 20, 1803
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He justified the purchase by using the presidential authority to make treaties. He argued land purchases from foreign powers were legally similar to treaties and therefore constitutional.
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Districts are not States....neither are Territories... the 50 states are: 1 Alabama 2 Alaska 3 Arizona 4 Arkansas 5 California 6 Colorado 7 Connecticut 8 Delaware District of Colombia 9 Florida 10 Georgia 11 Hawaii 12 Idaho 13 Illinois 14 Indiana 15 Iowa 16 Kansas 17 Kentucky 18 …
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There were a number of cash crops of the Louisiana purchase. These include cotton, hogs, cattle, sheep, rice, as well as a variety of vegetables.
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United States bought the Louisiana Territory from France.
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because it double the size of the usa -mirmir-
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Almost 530 million acres.
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States Included in Louisiana Purchase Fourteen states were formed from the Louisiana Purchase. Some were parts of states, and some were entire states The states are Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and part of South Dakota.  Here is more detail Included in the Louisiana Purcha…
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The coin is still in circulation and is very common, spend it. Five cents. They were made in the millions. You can easily find one in your pocket change.
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Meriweather Lewis and William Clark were sent by Jefferson to explore the new territory. There were 33 people in the party including Sacajawea and her husband and son.
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Buying Louisiana gave the US control of the Mississippi River for trading and shipping. It also opened the region to settlement, which had already begun in the valley of its tributary, the Ohio River. The expansion also fueled ambitions on other western lands, part of the philosophy of Manifest Dest…
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Meriwether Lewis was first chosen to go on the Louisiana Purchase because he was President Jefferson's aide and Jefferson knew he could rely on him. Lewis would be promoted to Captain after he agreed to join. To prepare for the expedition, Lewis was sent to Philadelphia for intense training by physi…
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The Louisiana Purchase covered the mid-west region of the United States.
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Thomas Jefferson was the president when the purchase was made in 1803.
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How about reading the book then you will be able to answer it.
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I can't be precise. But I think it's probably about 2 or 3. New Orleans
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In Paris and it was signed by Robert Livingston
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it was bught because the indians neede it
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The US payed about 15 million dollars to buy the Louisiana Purchase to the French.
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The Louisiana Purchase date was April 30,1803.
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According to the Bureau of Land Management, the Louisiana Purchase was 828,000 square miles of French territory in 1803. The cost was about $15 million (3 cents per acre). The land purchased was all of the land in the U.S.A west of the Mississippi.828,800 square miles in 1803 for a total of 15 milli…
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The citizens of the United States strongly opposed the Louisiana Purchase. The dissention revolved around the belief that the purchase may not be Constitutional.
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America's purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803 had, if any effect at all, a strengthening effect upon the 'no-alliance tradition' of the nation. For one thing, it deepened America investment in its home-continent. For another thing, it removed the direct influence of a powerful Eu…
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Thomas Jefferson is one of the people who took part of this important transaction
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530 million acres of land were gained by the United States in the Louisiana Purchase.
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well french needed money for weapons
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It double united states size by two.
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In 1803 Thomas Jefferson acted upon Napoleon's offer to sell the Louisiana territory. At the time, Louisiana was a vast French territory considerably larger than the present-day state of Louisiana. Napoleon, needing money to fund the aptly-named Napoleonic Wars, sold the area to the United States, u…
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The Louisiana Purchase encompassed all or part of 15 current U.S. states. The land purchased contained all of present-day Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, parts of Minnesota that were west of the Mississippi River, most of North Dakota, nearly all of South Dakota, northeastern N…
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Thomas Jefferson was the President when the Louisiana Purchase transaction was negotiated. The people who actually signed the Purchase Treaty were James Monroe, Robert Livingston, and Barbe Marbois.
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The purchase from France in 1803 more than doubled the size of the US overnight, and fueled the westward expansion of the country. It meant that the US would occupy the interior of the continent, and ultimately the Southwest and Pacific coast as well. The history of the US might have been vastly dif…
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