Was the Louisiana purchase the Louisiana territory?
yes the Americans bought the Louisiana territory and it was called the "Louisiana purchase" Actually the Louisiana purchase almost doubled the size of the U.S. and it included Louisiana, Colorado, a little chunk of Texas, North and South Dakota, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kansas, Arkansas, Minnesota, Montana, Wyoming, New Mexico, Iowa, the West part of Florida, and Missouri.
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Thomas Jefferson :D
The first inhabitants of Louisiana were the Atakapa Indian Tribe.
France ,under Napoleon, sold the Louisiana Territory to the US for $15 million in 1803.
No. The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France. Spain once owned Louisiana as a result of the Treaty of Paris in 1763. But, the French got it back with a …secret treaty in 1800. Presient Jefferson used the Louisiana Purchase as a result, gaining much land.
Jefferson needed the New Orleans port for the people of the westernfrontier to transfer their products down the Mississippi River.Originally he offered to buy just New Orleans…, but Napoleon offeredall of the Louisiana Territory (in part to frustrate the designs ofthe British, who had taken Canada from France). The 1803 LouisianaPurchase nearly doubled the size of the US, and opened the way forwestward expansion.
Yes, the purchase of the Louisiana Territory was Constitutional because there is nothing stated in the Constitution about purchasing anything. This putting it in the implied p…owers (powers that are not stated in the constitution) spot. It was not constitutional, Thomas Jefferson bought it himself without the legislative or judicial branch even knowing about it. Thomas Jefferson was a strange man
Our 51st state, the great state of Thomas Jefferson.
$15 million was the purchase price. The US had to borrow the money from European bankers. (I do not think the sellers would accept US banknotes.)
Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon Bonaparte after he purchased it from the Spanish.
The United States. Thomas Jefferson wanted to buy the city of New Orleans from the French. He sent James Monroe to make a deal with France. War was approaching and Napoleon, t…he French leader, needed money to encourage the war undertaking. "France offered to sell the United States not only New Orleans but the entire Louisiana Territory." Sources: My Social Studies Book. "American History of Our Nation"
it was purchased from Mexico. I hope :)