He did indeed- paid 15 million dollars for this territory in 1803.
The US under Jefferson acquired the Louisiana Territory from France.
Louisiana was a French territory purchased by United States in 1803; Louisiana was not a Spanish territory.
Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory from FRANCE, specifically Napoleon.
A land purchase transaction by U.S in 1803 during Thomas Jefferson's presidency .
It was purchased from France.
The US did not sell the Louisiana Territory... we bought it.
Louisiana Territory was purchased in 1803. Florida Territory was purchased in 1821, California, New Mexico and Arizona Territory followed with the Mexican American War. Alaska in 1867.
Napoleon gave the Louisiana Territory to the US
Jefferson acquired The Louisiana Territory.
The USA bought the Louisiana territory from France
The United States bought it from France for 15 million dollars. That is about three cents an acre.
The US acquired the territory of Florida from Spain ceding it to the US.
From France.The french.
The Louisiana Purchase
The us purchased the louisiana territory from Napoleon Bonaparte. It cost about 15 million dollars.
The Louisiana purchase was between the U.S. and France. The French leader was Napolean. In order to fund his ongoing wars in Europe, Napolean needed cash. The sale of the Lousiana territory was seen as a way to further the Napoleonic wars.
They bought it off of the French who didnt really want the land they were going to ask the for just the port of louisiana for 10 million but instead the french offered them all of their territory in the new land for 15 million
What was one reason thatnapolean sold the Louisiana territory to the US
The Louisiana Territory was sold to the US by France.