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Why was Napoleon willing to sell Louisiana to the US?


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Answered 2015-06-11 14:39:24

Napoleon no longer needed a base in North America

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Was Napoleon willing to sell territory to the US?

He sold the Louisiana Purchase to the US for $15 million.


When did Napoleon sell Louisiana to the US?

The Louisiana purchase was made in 1803.



Why was Napoleon willing to sell the Louisiana Territory?

The Louisiana Territory was a French claimed one that was double the size of the US. Napoleon was willing to sell it for a few reasons. He believed that he could not protect it, and sooner or later either the US or the British ( especially New Orleans ) would control it. He therefore decided to sell it for the money and it helped him to prepare for a new try at being the strongest world power.


Why was napoleon willing to sell the Louisiana territory to the US?

Facing another war with Great Britain and in need of funds, Napoleon Bonaparte reversed his thoughts of a new French Empire in the Americas and sold the entire colony.


Why did Napoleon sell Louisiana to the us?

He needed cash in support of his war in Europe.


Why did Napoleon sell the Louisiana to the US?

He needed cash to continue his European War.



Why did Napoleon agree to sell the Louisiana Territory to the US?

His wife said he should be sucking more that caring about louisiana




Did France sell the Louisiana Territory to the US in 1803?

YES. The sale of the Louisiana Territory was concluded between Napoleon and Jefferson.


What land did Napoleon sell to the US to finance his European wars?

The US purchased the Louisiana Purchase for $15 million.


Who did Napoleon Bonaparte sell the Louisiana territory to the US to?

The negotiators for the Us were Robert R. Livingstone and James Monroe.



Why did Napoleon decide to sell Louisiana to the US?

He was cash strapped and needed money for the conduct of his war in Europe.




Who was the ruler of France at the time of the Louisiana Purchase?

Napoleon Bonaparte was the ruler who decided to sell all that land to the US.



Why did Napoleon want to sell the entire Louisiana territory to the US?

Napoleon wanted to sell the Louisiana Territory to the United States because he wanted money to go to war with Britain.France needed the money to pay off debts from the French and Indian war


Why was napolean willing to sell Louisiana to the US?

because he wanted to lol pls answer this question i need to know


Why did the US sell the Louisiana territory?

The US did not sell the Louisiana Territory... we bought it.


Who gave the Louisiana territory away to US?

Napoleon gave the Louisiana Territory to the US


Why would Napoleon sell this land to the US?

He sold Louisiana because he needed more money to fund his campaigns in Europe.


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