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The us purchased the louisiana territory from Napoleon Bonaparte. It cost about 15 million dollars.

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What was the cost of the MN territory?

The Minnesota territory was part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. The total cost of about $15 million was not itemized by specific portions of the 828,800 square miles included in the purchase.


In what year did the US purchase the Louisiana Territory?

The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory 'Louisiane' in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana territory.


How much did the the Louisiana territory cost?

It cost $15 million


The US purchased the Louisiana Territory from which country?

The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory "Louisiane" in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana Territory.


How did the purchase of the Louisiana Territory benefit the US and who explored it?

the louisiana territiry was explored by lewis and clark they were sent by thomas jefferson, the louisiana cost 15 million dollars. The louisiana territory had rich soil and it opened exess to the western side of the united states.


Who bought Louisiana for the US?

Thomas Jefferson was the US President in 1803 when he negotiated the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France, for a total cost of about $15 million.


How did the United States acquire the Louisiana Territory?

The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory "Louisiane" in 1803 during Thomas Jefferson's presidency. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana Territory.


How much money did they sell the Louisiana territory?

The Louisiana Territory cost 15 million dollars and was sold in 1803 by France to the United States of America.


Who was president when the US bought Louisiana?

Thomas Jefferson was the US President in 1803 when he negotiated the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France, for a total cost of about $15 million. The Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of The United States.


When did Thomas Jefferson buy the Louisiana Territory?

The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory "Louisiane" in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana Territory. The deal was signed on April 30th, 1803.


The lands explored by lewis and clark were acquired through what major purchase?

The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory "Louisiane" in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana Territory. After finally purchasing the Louisiana Territory, and two weeks before inauguration day Jefferson asked Lewis to go on the journey.


What major purchase was explored by Lewis and Clark?

The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory "Louisiane" in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana Territory. After finally purchasing the Louisiana Territory, and two weeks before inauguration day Jefferson asked Lewis, in January of 1803, to go on the journey.


During the Lewis and Clark expedition what did France sell in 1803?

The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory 'Louisiane' in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana territory.The Lewis and Clark expedition would begin AFTER the Louisiana purchase.


What was the cost of The Louisiana Purchase?

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.


What was the louisianna purchase?

The Louisiana Purchase (French: Vente de la Louisiane "Louisiana Sale") was a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles (2,147,000 km2) of the French territory Louisiane in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana territory.


What event lead up to the Lewis and Clark expedition?

The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory "Louisiane" in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana Territory. After finally purchasing the Louisiana Territory, and two weeks before inauguration day Jefferson asked Lewis to go on the journey.


How much money did the Louisiana Territory cost to buy and from whom did the president buy it?

$15 million.


How much would you pay for the Louisiana Territory today if the cost was 750 an acre?

The Louisana Territory covered an area of approximately 529,920,000 acres Multiply this figure by 750 for your answer


The cost of defending animal territory?

The cost of defending an animal's territory can be quite high. This is especially the case if the territory is large.


What is the geograph of the loisana terriorty?

The Louisiana Territory included everything in the Louisiana Purchase north of the 33rd parallel (the southern boundary of the present state of Arkansas). The present day states that sit in the Louisiana Territory are: Minnesota, Iowa, Arkansas, Missouri, northern Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, part of Montana, part of Colorado, part of Wyoming, and Nebraska. The cost of the Louisiana Purchase was $15 million, less than $1 an acre.


As Lewis and Clark traveled to the Pacific they entered territory claimed by the French the Russians the Dutch or all?

The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory "Louisiane" in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana Territory. Although the Louisiana Territory was now claimed as "American" land, there were still several French trappers in the area as well as thousands of Native Americans. There may have been some Dutch traders along the way but Russians would be rare.


What caused the Lewis and Clark expedition to begin?

The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory "Louisiane" in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana Territory. After finally purchasing the Louisiana Territory, and two weeks before inauguration day Jefferson asked Lewis to go on the journey. In January of 1803, Jefferson requested $2500 from Congress to pay for the costs of the trip.


Who was the president during Lewis and Clark Expedition?

The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory "Louisiane" in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana Territory. After finally purchasing the Louisiana Territory, and two weeks before inauguration day Jefferson asked Lewis, in January of 1803, to go on the journey. Jefferson then requested $2500 from Congress to pay for the costs of the trip.


Which president was responsible for the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark expedition?

Thomas Jefferson had dreamed of exploring the West for at least 20 years before he even became President. In 1783 he had even asked William Clark's brother, George, to take on the challenge. The Louisiana Purchase would later alter the character of the planned expedition from an exploration of French territory to a first glimpse of lands that, in the view of many contemporaries, were essential to maintaining the agrarian, republican character of the nation. The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory "Louisiane" in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana Territory. After finally purchasing the Louisiana Territory, and two weeks before inauguration day Jefferson asked Lewis, in January of 1803, to go on the journey. Jefferson then requested $2500 from Congress to pay for the costs of the trip.


To what body of government did Thomas Jefferson write a letter requesting an expedition to the West during the age of Lewis and Clark?

The Louisiana Territory had been a land purchase transaction by the United States of America of 828,800 square miles of the French territory "Louisiane" in 1803. 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 $15,000,000 for the Louisiana Territory. After finally purchasing the Louisiana Territory, Jefferson had requested $2500 from Congress to pay for the costs of the trip. Below, in 'related links' is a link to the actual estimate that Jefferson made for the expedition.