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    The Louisiana Purchase Thomas Jefferson was an active hero, a spokesman for democracy, and the third president of these United States of America. As president, he was always faced with diversity; whether it was dealing with the Barbary pirates in the middle east, belligerent British trade policies, and even the greatest acquirement of all time: the Louisiana Purchase. The Louisiana purchase was one of the best procurements that could have happened to this great nation. That is why The purchase…

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    Have you been wondering what the huge land deal everyone’s talking about is? Well your pondering stops here. It’s called the Louisiana Purchase and it happened on July 4th 1803. It was a land deal between our country the United States and France. This was no ordinary deal; the purchase gave us about 827,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River. The purchase was also quite costly but doubled the size of the U.S. at that time. Second paragraph: Discuss one reason…

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    This paper is about the Louisiana Purchase. The land was purchased by the United States in the year 1803. “The Louisiana Purchase gave the United States undisputed control of the Mississippi Valley and the heart of the North American continent, an area of centuries-old contention among France, Spain, Great Britain, and more recently the United States.” The region was first explored by the French who had taken the territory of Quebec, province of Canada, and current who followed the banks of…

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    There were just as many disadvantages to The Louisiana Purchase as there were advantages. The Louisiana territory was a tract of land that covered over 800,000 square miles between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains. It was first claimed by the French in 1682. The Mississippi River was the main way that the farmers transported their goods to New Orleans, where it was then shipped to other countries. However, the French made it extremely difficult for the farmers to do this. And if…

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    $15 million Thats how much the Louisiana purchase cost. Around 1758-1831 Jefferson sent future U.S. president James Monroe to Paris to aid Livingston in the New Orleans purchase talks. Shortly before Monroe's arrival the French asked Livingston if the United States wanted to purchase the Territory of Louisiana. One of the main reasons the Louisiana purchase was important is because The it gave the U.S. control of the Mississippi River and the city of New Orleans. They were used by…

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    about $15 million dollars. We bought land for three cents an acre. The Louisiana purchase was the main reason and most important event in American history after the Declaration of Independence was signed. The Louisiana purchase led to the Civil War because of the North and South fighting over slave territory. This was important because they already had conflict going on, this act only fueled it. The Louisiana Purchase was an overall victory for America, obtaining about 530,000,000…

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    States government should buy the Louisiana Territory, and the port of New Orleans because it would expand the United States and add more states. Imagine the United State's growing and gaining more land. Sounds great huh? Once we buy the Louisiana Territory and New Orleans port we will have so many great outcomes. Buying the Louisiana Purchase and the New Orleans port will increase land. If we buy the land and port we could expand territory. The Louisiana Purchase will double the size of the…

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    affected the United States of America’s history is the Louisiana Purchase. The Louisiana Purchase was when America bought the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803. The Louisiana Purchase is very important to the history of the United States of America. This has affected America in three different ways. The Louisiana Purchase affected America’s size, economy, and the population. The…

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    The Louisiana Purchase was an offer from the French that opened up many beneficial opportunities for the growing United States. Land west of the Eastern seaboard was territory claimed by the French; however after the Seven Year’s War France had lost its dominance over the land and transferred control to Spain. France had later found itself in need of funding for the war they were fighting in Europe. The United States, with their growing population and need for expansion, found the…

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    The Louisiana Purchase in 1803 nearly doubled the size of the United States and provided them with access to crucial geographic features. The young United States was going through difficult times trying to interpret and tweak their new constitution so they could expand the country. During this time, President Thomas Jefferson, described by Henry as “always stating his strong belief that the federal government’s powers should be interpreted strictly” (Browan 35). Jefferson believed there would…

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