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The Louisiana purchase

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Transcript of The Louisiana purchase

Who first owned Louisiana?
Spain first owned Louisiana. France later took it over.
James Monroe and Robert Livingston went to France with instructions to purchase New Orleans and to purchase as much as Florida as they possibly could.
Napeolen sold Louisiana because he needed money for war against Britain.
The senate congress and president all finally agreed on April 30, 1803 to the Louisiana Puchase
The Louisiana purchase roughly doubled the size of the united states.
Jan-Oct 1803
The House of Representatives continues to debate Spain's cession of Louisiana to France.
Meriwether Lewis, was President Jefferson's choice to lead the Corp of Discovery to the Pacific, writes to Army Officer William Clark, asking him to be the co-leader of the expedition.
President Thomas Jefferson sends a message to the Senate on the Louisiana Purchase treaty and related communications.
President Thomas Jefferson presents his Second Annual Message to Congress
the President of the United States requested to because, he wanted to be laid before this House
Spain cedes Louisiana to France.
May 1804
The Lewis and Clark expedition departs from its winter encampment at Fort Dubois,Illinois, paddling up the Missouri River toward the unknown.
Lewis and Clark arrive at the villages of Mandan, which are home to more than 4,500 friendly Indians.
The Corps of Discovery builds its winter encampment there, calling it Fort Mandan
April-Nov 1805
The Lewis and Clark expedition departs Fort Mandan, padding west up the Missouri River.
Lewis and Clark reach the Pacific Ocean, at the mouth of the Columbia River near present-day Astoria, Oregon.
The Corps of Discovery builds Fort Clatsop, it's Winter encampment at the mouth of the Columbia River
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The Louisiana Purchase
December 1802
March-Sept 1807
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark abandon Fort Clatsop, beginning their long journey home.
in the Lewis and Clark expeditions sole violent encounter with Indians,Meriwether Lewis' traveling party shoots and kills two agressive black feet warriors.
The Corps of discovery makes its triumph return to St.Louis
Jan-March 1807
The house of representatives passes"an Act respecting claims to land in the territories"
Thomas Jefferson signs into law" an Act regulating claims to the land in the territories of New Orleans and Louisiana

Embargo Act of 1807
The Embargo, lasted from December 1807 to March 1809.
All areas of the United States suffered.
The embargo was a financial disaster for the Americans because the British were still able to export goods to America
U.S. Presidintal election 1808
It was the the 6th quadrennial presidential election.
It was held from Friday, November 4 to Wednesday, December 7, 1808
The Democratic-Republican candidate James Madison defeated Federalist candidate Charles Cotesworth Pinckney.
Madison had served as United States Secretary of State under incumbent Thomas Jefferson, and Pinckney had been the unsuccessful Federalist candidate in the election of 1804.
Nonintercourse Act 1809
Not to be confused with the Non-Intercourse Act (1809).
The Nonintercourse Act (also known as the Indian Intercourse Act or the Indian Nonintercourse Act) is the collective name given to six statutes passed by the United States Congress in 1790, 1793, 1796, 1799, 1802, and 1834.
The Act regulates commerce between Native Americans and non-Indians.
The Lewis and Clark expedition to louisiana purchase
They led a government sponsered expedition to explore the vast wilderness of the west soon after the Louisiana purchase.
A few animals they encountered were, grizzly bears,prairie dogs, and bison.
The expedition led to acquisitions of the orgeon territory,making the west further accesible to pioneers coming east.
Lewis and Clark first traveled northwest up the Missouri river and traveled west from its end all the way to the pacific ocean.
Congress passes the non-intercourse act.
Congress tried to revive the nations trade by creating the non-intercourse act.
This act banned trade only with Britian,France and their colonies.
This act alsom stated that the United States would resume trading with the first side that stopped violating U.S. neutrality.
However this law was no more succesful than the ''Embargo Act''.
Non Intercourse Act of 1809
Tecumseh a shawnee chief had watched angrily as Native Americans were pushed off their land.
The governor of the Indiana territory William Henry Harrison watched Tecumseh's activity's with alarm.
In 1810 Tecumseh met face to face with William Henry Harrison.
Harrison urged Tecumseh to follow the treaty of Greenville that had been signed in 1795.
November 4,1811
When the twelfth Congress covenes,Kentucy representative Henry Clay leads the call for war against Britian.
Fighting broke out when the prophet ordered attacj]k on Harrisons camp on November 7,1811.
Although Tecumseh was safe, U.S. forces defeated Tecumseh and his followers in the Battle of Tippecanoe.

Declaring War 1812

Republican James Madison was elected president in 1808.
By 1812 he decided that congress must vote fast on war.
For the first time in the nations brief history Congress had declared war
Months later Americans, elected Madison to a second term.
He would serve as a commander in chief during the war of 1812.

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led a government-sponsored expedition to explore the vast wilderness of the west soon after the signing of the Louisiana Purchase. The team, also known as the Corps of Discovery, left St. Louis, Missouri in 1804 and returned to the same spot in 1806.
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