was the ruler who decided to sell all that land to the US.
Napoleon was the French ruler (and emperor) at the time of the Louisiana Purchase.
In the early 1800s, the ruler of France at the time of the Louisiana Purchase was Napoleon. Deeply embroiled in war in Europe at the time, Napoleon was in more need of money than of troublesome and distant colonial land of dubious value.
Napoleon of France
No. Excluding the unowned Native Period, France gave up possession of Louisiana to the Spanish for a time prior to the purchase in 1803
Yes, the 1803 Louisiana Purchase from France more than doubled the size of the territorial area of the United States.
The French needed troops to support France against Britian at the time.
The Louisiana Purchase cost $15 million at the time.
This purchase was made in 1803 when Napoleon ruled France. The French did not have a king at this time.
The U.S. purchased the Louisiana territory in 1803 from Napoleon, who at that time was the leader of France. It was not until 1819 that the boundaries of the land were fully determined. they ate subway
In 1803, Thomas Jefferson oversaw the Louisiana Purchase. It doubled the size of the US at that time. It was purchased from France.
At that time the Louisiana Purchase was a big purchase because it gave America more land to expand its growing nation.
Actually, they were recovering from the economical cost of a war that went badly for them, that's why they sold us the land.
France Not France. During the time period when the United States signed the Constitution, Spain owned the Louisiana Territory. France later gained the territory shortly before President Thomas Jefferson made the decision to buy it.
the Louisiana purchase almost doubled the size of the united states during that time
the Louisiana purchase was when George Washington got a offer from napoleon the leader of France to sell Louisiana to the US for 15 million dollars and george washinton agreed to it because Louisiana was a good way for US to grow and their was a important trade center there at the time
France needed money, and set a price for the territory. Thomas Jefferson was president at the time and is credited with the negotiation.
Thomas Jefferson was the President at the time of the Louisiana Purchase. He also sent Lewis and Clark to explore the limits of the purchase.
The Louisiana Purchase was enacted in 1803. This was during the time of Napoleon Bonaparte and so named the Napoleonic period.
Thomas Jefferson bought Louisiana in what is now called the Louisiana purchase
Napoleon Bonaparte offered the Louisiana Territory to the United States in 1803. Thomas Jefferson was the President at the time and felt the opportunity was too good to pass up and made the purchase.
France, ruled by Napoleon at the time, offered the Louisiana Purchase to the United States during the presidency of Thomas Jefferson because it was a way to alleviate some of the French national debt at the time. The purchase was made for $15 million. There was no one person that appealed to the French emperor for the land.
The Louisiana Purchase gave the United States 22.3% of it's land mass, and almost tripled the size of the country at the time of it's purchase.