Was The Louisiana Purchase about the state of Louisiana?

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Not entirely. The Louisiana Purchase included a huge swath of land west of the Mississippi River -- the Louisiana Territory (French Le Louisiane) was nearly as large as the existing United States, including all or part of 13 current US states.
The intent of the Purchase was to acquire the port of New Orleans. Napoleon, unable or unwilling to maintain control of New France, offered to sell the entirety of the remaining French claims in North America.
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What is the largest state in The Louisiana Purchase?

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, C

What states were made from the Louisiana purchase?

The Louisiana Purchase included land in the following areas: . Arkansas . Missouri . Iowa . Oklahoma . Kansas . Nebraska, parts of Minnesota that where west of the Miss

What states were purchased in The Louisiana Purchase?

The Louisiana Purchase included the Mississippi and Missouri valleys west of the Mississippi. This included the states of Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, and Kansas, and p

What were the states in The Louisiana Purchase?

Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma, Most of North and South Dakota, some of Minnesota and New Mexico, some of Colorado, Montana and Wyoming as well as the

Which states where gained in the Louisiana Purchase?

All of present day Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Most of North and South Dakota, some of Minnesota and New Mexico, some of Colorado, Montana and Wyo

What state did Louisiana Purchase?

Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Most of North and South Dakota, some of Minnesota and New Mexico, some of Colorado, Montana and Wyoming as well as the
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What states does The Louisiana Purchase include?

Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, some of New Mexico, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Iowa, Arkansas, Texas, Missouri, and Lousiana.
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Why did the United states purchase Louisiana?

The United States purchased Louisiana territories in order to prevent them of being sooner or later conquered by Great Britain.