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The Louisiana Purchase

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Kelsea Kennedy

on 13 January 2014

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Why was this land offered for sale?
This land was offered for sale because the Spanish thought it was useless, but the French saw more potential in it.
Terms of the Louisiana Purchase
Fifteen million dollar land deal that doubled the size of the United States.
United States Map; 1800
Where was the Louisiana Territory?
The Louisiana Territory was in the middle of the United States.
By: Kelsea Kennedy
Mrs. Miciotto
Block 4
January 13, 2014
The Louisiana Purchase
United States Map; 1803
Once The Purchase happened, six whole states were added (Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, and Nebraska) and parts of ten additional states were added. (Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and of course, Louisiana.
Who owned the Louisiana Territory at the beginning of the 1800's?
At the beginning of the 1800's, Spain owned the Louisiana Territory.
doubled the size of the United States.
expanded the United States towards the west.
the Mississippi river is a very important trade route hat was opened up.
The United States was half of the size it was after The Louisiana Purchase.
Before The Louisiana Purchase there was only 17 states.
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San Diego, CA: Lucent Books, 2001. Print.

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and Export." A History of the U.S. Evanston, Illinois, 2002. Rand McDally. Print.

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