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 Mississippi River
  • most of North Dakota
  • nearly all of South Dakota
  • Northeastern New Mexico
  • Montana east of the Continental Divide
  • Wyoming east of the Continental Divide
  • Colorado east of the Continental Divide
  • Louisiana west of the Mississippi River, including the city of New Orleans