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    successful, however some tribes did try to incorporate Christian elements into their culture. Furthermore, the Thomas Jefferson’s purchase of Louisiana greatly increased US territory. He bought the territory of Louisiana from Napoleon for 15 million. This purchase forced Jefferson to reconsider his strict interpretation of the Constitution. Also another impact of the purchase was the ability to expand westward. It also causes political problems. Federalists were afraid that westward expansion…

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    States and the third President of the United States. He is often regarded as one of the top ten Presidents of the United States for his contributions while in, and out of, office. During his time in office, he negotiated greatly to receive the Louisiana Purchase, which he succeeded in doing. Jefferson also handled the Order of Council extremely well. While Britain put in the Order of Council, directly violating the Treaty of the Seas, Jefferson did not act rashly, and instead knew Britain’s…

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    Westward Expansion During the early 19th century, the Louisiana Purchase was made between Napoleon and President Thomas Jefferson. The Louisiana Purchase, was a land purchase for fifteen million dollars, that doubled the size of America. Due to Americans lacking knowledge of the land, President Jefferson, sent Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on an expedition to explore the territory, better known as the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The foundings made of the land by the explorers encouraged…

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    ensure a country has the manpower and resources for future perseveration of its nation. After the war of 1812 many of America’s attention turned to exploration/settlement of its territory to the West which had been greatly influenced by the Louisiana Purchase. It is still argued that one of the most significant times in history for the United States was the acquisition of an enormous land west of the Mississippi River in 1803 by President Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson had a plan for the nation…

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    The Louisiana Purchase. Always a topic seeming to float around and a subject to a lot of chatter. Not many others could have had the advantage to accompany the Discovery Corps on their mission to explore the new land. They would depart in 1803, and leave with the option of no return. With a mission to explore for the betterment of our country, who wouldn't want all of the glory and fame it would bring. Many people around me asked of my adventures or my viewpoint on my comrades. So I've channeled…

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    believe Thomas Jefferson should buy the Louisiana Territory, in the interest of the Port of New Orleans for exporting and importing goods.To begin with the Louisiana Purchase being a great deal. The Louisiana Territory is a good deal for just 4 cents an acre. Addition that was in included is getting 828,000 acres of land that included the Port of New Orleans and Mississippi River. We are also getting more land to settle and people can live here in a Louisiana Territory. At the same time…

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    Jefferson deifying this philosophy set him up for implications throughout his presidency during the time of purchasing the Louisiana territory, especially since this in a way betrayed his previous political stance. Jefferson first led the country intensely against a strong federal government, due to his everlasting fear of tyranny he associated himself with the Republican Party…

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    The US fought for dominance over the Louisiana territory after Spain relinquished the land to France, granting them power to possibly found an empire from a small portion of Canada all the way to the Gulf Coast. American farmers were cheated after the French declared the New Orleans port off…

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    Lewis And Clark Expedition

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    The Lewis and Clark Expedition How would you feel if you were asked by the president to lead an expedition to explore new land? When America gained the Louisiana Purchase territory, a vast property from France to expand America, the government required someone to explore and chart the region. This party of explorers was led by Meriwether Lewis and Lieutenant William Clark. The expedition lasted three years with only one occupant of their crew dying along the journey. The Lewis and Clark…

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    French Government and his role in the Louisiana Purchase all supported his agrarian beliefs. In 1770 he began the construction of his world renowned home in Monticello. Jefferson spent six years in France as a Commissioner and Minister, where he developed views of the French government and later used them to help form the government of the United States. In 1803, Jefferson more than doubled the size of the United States by carrying out the Louisiana Purchase. Although, Jefferson made some…

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