The Louisiana Purchase

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.
The Louisiana purchase doubled the size of America and we could trade more
On the east, the Lousiana Purchase was bordered by the Mississippi River. On the Southwest, the border was with what was then Spanish Mexico. Mexico then included Texas (which then extended into what is now Wyoming). On the Northwest and North, the border was the land area that drains into the...
no the british that owned it sold it to the americans for 13.5 million dollars the american goverment was willing to pay 16 million dollars but got it for less because the british hade just had a war.
Corp of Discovery, Lewis and Clark
Some benefits of the Louisiana Purchase were that the United Stateshad more land and it opened up the Mississippi River for trade. Italso gave the United States more power as a nation.
Spin claimed a vast area of land west of the Mississippi River known as Louisiana. They didn't let the pioners from the U.S trade outside of the port. This conserd the president. In 1893 the French took control of Louisiana. So, Jefferson sent James Monroe to bye it from them.
The state of Louisiana was acquired through sale from France. TheUnited States paid 50 million Francs (equal to 11, 250,000 U.Sdollars) for the land.
The Louisiana Purchase covered 828,000 square miles. It includesthe modern day states of Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma,Kansas, and Nebraska. It also included parts of Minnesota, NorthDakota, South Dakota, New Mexico, Texas, Montana, Wyoming,Colorado, and even small portions of what is today the...
The Louisiana Purchase was finalized on April 30, 1803. . The Senate quickly approved the purchase with Jefferson's urging, and the Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the United States. This was the biggest bargain in history averaging 3 cents per acre . The Louisiana Purchase was also...
the purchase doubled the size of the United States
Yes, Louisiana Purchase was a good thing because of the following. It doubled the size of the country and the other country were too over crowned.
He had his Ambassador to France contact Napoleon I who was more than happy to unload this territory for 15 million dollars.
The U.S. basically doubled in size westward, instead of the proposed lands Jefferson wanted to take Southward. He sent delegates to Spain to buy Florida and other parts for less than 1- million, and ended up getting the entire westward area for only 15 million (3 cents an acre).
Mintage for the 2004 Louisiana Purchase/Peace Medal Reverse Nickels are, Denver: 372,000,000 Philadelphia: 361,440,00
Daniel Boone led other pioneers through the Wilderness Road. Soon after, the pioneers created settlements along the Ohio River and the Mississippi River. They used these waterways as trade routes to ship wheat and pigs to New Orleans. Since in October 1802, Americans couldn't trade because Spain...
Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wyoming.. 13 states.
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 western part of Louisiana.
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The United States paid 15million dollars, this enlarge(doubled) the size of the nation!
It provided many western natural resources, created a sense ofnationalism in the US now we owned lotttss of land), enabledfarmers to settle with more land, and promoted immigration andpeace with the French. The French sold us the land because theycouldn't hold onto it and wanted to strengthen us...
By a treaty signed on Apr. 30, 1803, the United States purchased from France the Louisiana Territory, more than 2 million sq km (800,000 sq mi) of land extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. The price was 60 million francs, about $15 million; $11,250,000 was to be paid directly...
A territory of the western United States extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains between the Gulf of Mexico and the Canadian border. It was purchased from France on April 30, 1803, for $15 million and officially explored by the Lewis and Clark expedition (1804-1806).
Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 and the Louisiana Purchase was finalized on May 2, 1803. Therefore, he would have been 60 years old when he made the purchase.
In 1803, the year that la Louisiane changed hands from Napolean Bonaparte's France to Thomas Jefferson's U.S.A., most Americans lived on the strip of land between the Atlantic Coast and the great wall of the Appalachian Mountains. In other words, most still lived in the original 13 states of the...
The U.S. paid 60 million francs ($11,250,000) plus cancellation of debts worth 18 million francs ($3,750,000), for a total sum of 15 million dollars
the size of the united states nearly doubled
In the Luoisian Purchase/Territory, you can find valueble resources like oil, natural gas, coal, gemstones, copper, iron ore, lead, zinc, silver, limestone, sulphur, diamonds, and helium.
The impact of the Lousiana Purchase on the nation was that The Lousiana Purchase doubled the land of the U.S. The land cost about 15 million dollars, it was 3 cents per acre.
The French sweetie the French owned the Louisiana Purchase before the United States somebody needs to know there social studies!
It was ironic that Jefferson made the Louisiana purchase becausemaking the residents of Louisiana citizens went against his owncompact theory of union. It was overstepping federal powers aswell.
It wasn't considered cheap at the time and Napoleon was in a hurry for money. He needed it to finance his war.
They bought Louisiana from France in 1803 for $15 million! Napoleon couldn't refuse the offer even though he wanted there to be a strong French force in America! He needed the money to pay for war supplies in his battle to conquer all of Europe!
America acquired the Louisiana Purchase in 1803
I think it was Thomas Jefferson the president who sent him along with Aaron burr?
No it was Thomas Jefferson who bought the Louisiana Territory.
the US got a tremendous bargain...almost 525 million acres for about 3cents an acre.
100 years war with Britain i think, i know it was Britain
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Negative: increased conflict between slave owners and people who are against slavery Positive: almost doubled the size of US and people started to move west quickly
1. The U.S. got the Port of New Orleans which gave them control of the Mississippi River 2. More territory doubled the country's land mass and resources virtually overnight. 3. The French influence in Southeastern America was diminished and bought out.
Jefferson was originally a strict constructionist when it came to the Constitution. That meant that he believed the government could only do what the Constitution said it could do. There was nothing in the document that gave the federal government the right to purchase land. Jefferson at first...
The expedition's goal as stated by President Jefferson was "to explore the Missouri River, & such principal stream of it as, by its course & communication with the water of the Pacific ocean may offer the most direct & practicable water communication across this continent, for the purposes of...
The United States Marine Corps. That's why there song says "to the shores of Tripoli."
The Louisiana Purchase helped to finance Napoleon's anticipated war with Britain.
There were 13 states created from the Louisiana Purchase. In order of statehood they are: Louisiana 1812 Missouri 1821 Arkansas 1836 Iowa 1846 Minnesota 1858 (Part) Kansas 1861 (Part) Nebraska 1867 Colorado 1876 (Part) North Dakota 1889 (Part) South Dakota 1889 (Part) Montana 1889 (Part) Wyoming...
There were a number of problems involved in the Louisiana Purchaseby the United States. First was President Jefferson's concern thatthe Federal government might not have the right to purchase newland for the nation. Second, once the land was purchased, its vast,unexplored size posed challenges for...
New Orleans is located at the mouth of the Mississippi River, amajor transportation route.
Jefferson, and others, believed that the purchase of land by the national government was unconstitutional because there was nothing in the Constitution directly giving the government that power. Others convinced Jefferson that it was an "implied power" of the national government, just like Hamilton...
The Louisiana Territory belonged to France. Its sale to the United States was done under the auspices of Napoleon Bonaparte, who was emperor of France in 1803.
Not a dime, a nickel. That's why is says FIVE CENTS on the back. (You DID look at the back, right?) Anyway, your coin is only worth 5¢ if it came from pocket change. Billions were minted. The design celebrates the Lewis and Clark expedition. They're not seen much in circulation because people...
thomas jefferson increase the constition with debt and taxes and this led to the louisianna purchase
United States of America in the east New Spain in the south and southwest Oregon Country in the northwest British Canada in the north
The Louisiana Purchase only included the southeastern part of Wyoming.
Three main reasons . The Louisiana Purchase made the United States twice as large as it had previously been. . Previously, Spain controlled the mouth of the Mississippi River and could put the United States in a bind by closing it off. The acquisition of the Louisiana Purchase gave the USA the...
The States are: . Louisiana . Missouri . Arkansas . Texas . Iowa . Minnesota . Kansas . Nebraska . Colorado . North Dakota . South Dakota . Montana . Wyoming . Oklahoma . New Mexico This is a minor edit to the first person who had answered this. This is not playgirism. :)
Napoleon was the French ruler (and emperor) at the time of the Louisiana Purchase.
No, the Louisiana Purchase happened in 1803, after GeorgeWashington had already passed away in 1799. Washington was the 1stPresident of the United States.
I'm pretty sure the total was like 1,500 or 2,000 dollars or something like that, but i know that it was 3 cents per acre.
The United States bought thousands of acres of land from the Frenchcalled the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.
no, the Louisiana Purchase happened first, that is what Lewis and Clark explored
Louis XIV did not sell Louisiana in the Louisiana Purchase. Louisiana was named for Louis Xiv (1638-1715) in 1682. The Louisiana Purchase was consummated on November 30, 1803. In 1803 Louis XIV had been dead for eighty-eight years. The French head of state in 1803 was Napoleon Bonaparte who was ...
yes. he purchased it from the french in 1803. When he was the president was when he had purchased Louisiana so YES he did buy Louisiana No
It was sold to America , by the French, Thomas Jefferson was the president at the time so he sent Clark and Lewis to see if it was ok, so France said that they will double the size of what it is now called America,Thomas Jefferson agreed and that's how America is now the size it is.
The land that the french sold at the time was 1 cent an acre, witch now translates to a dollar an acre.
It doubled the size of the United States.
Thomas Jefferson oversaw the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and thereby doubled the size of the US.
It added about two times more land to America.
The Louisianna purchase ended the Britain vs. France war.
The U.S. paid 60 million francs ($11,250,000) plus cancellation of debts worth 18 million francs ($3,750,000), a total cost of 15 million dollars for the Louisiana territory.
Because he wasn't sure if the it was constitutional or not for the President to purchase land, as things according to land and land purchasing were not stated in the constitution.
The new territory would provide cheap and abundant land for all of the farmers.
The Federalists opposed the purchasing of the Louisiana Territorybecause they saw it as an abuse of power by the federal government.They argued that the Constitution did not expressly grant thegovernment the power to buy and add states. President Jeffersoncites the Elastic Clause/ Necessary and...
Actually, it was even less. The US bought the territory from the French for a total of $15 million which would result in a little more than 3 cents per acre.
The value will be five cents. Older coins were often struck withone side first, then the other - meaning that the face and reversesides were not aligned. Modern processes are able to strike bothsides simultaneously - meaning the images on both sides of the coinare perpendicular.
No, it was purchased by Thomas Jefferson.
Because the Louisiana Purchase gave more land to the USA
Thomas Jefferson was criticized for the Louisiana Purchase because the public thought that he did not have the right to buy land.