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The Louisiana Purchase

computer ed/ social studies project

Julie Daniels

on 19 October 2012

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The Louisiana Purchase
BY; Julie Daniels
The Louisiana Purchase The Louisiana Purchase was purchased at about 4 cents an acre.
It was bought from France at a price of $15 million in total.
It was purchased on October 20, 1803, and it doubled the size of the United States.
It opened the continent to expand westward.

The Louisiana Purchase. http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/louisiana.html library of congress March 29, 2011 web. 10-11-12 The Louisiana purchase stretched from Mississippi to the Rocky Mountains. The purchased land was approved by President Thomas Jefferson. The Louisiana Purchase. http://history1800s.about.con/od/1800sglorssary/g/louisiana-purchase-def.html web. 10-14-12 Their expedition officially began on May 21, 1804 to discover the Louisiana Purchase. They wrote a journal to Thomas Jefferson saying that there were 108 different plant species and 68 mineral types. They also sent back a map of the territory made by Clark. These explorers brought back information about the newly purchased land. Lewis and Clark Meeting Sacajawea Lewis and Clark might not have made it through the first winter if it wasn't for Sacajawea. Did you know that Lewis and Clark lead Sacajawea into meeting her brother? Sacajawea was part of the Shoshone tribe. http://www.google.com/imgres?num=10&hl=en&biw=1680&bih=708&tbm=isch&tbnid=rRgKN4hVyqHk2M:&imgrefurl=http://logofibi.blogspot.com/2012/07/sacajawea.html&docid=Q8aA6U3SzolBdM&imgurl=http://www.amersol.edu.pe/es/grade3/geography/images/sacagawea.jpg&w=287&h=333&ei=p1N7UN35EIn-8ASJ24GgBA&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=724&vpy=137&dur=980&hovh=242&hovw=208&tx=119&ty=127&sig=114762644617057245491&page=2&tbnh=144&tbnw=118&start=32&ndsp=52&ved=1t:429,r:37,s:20,i:251 web. 8-14-12 Zebulon Pike Robert Mcnamamare Zebulon Pike http://history1800s.about.com/od/exploration/a/Zebulon-Pike-Expeditions.htm web. 10-14-12 Pikes voyages are second to Lewis and Clarks. Zebulon`s mission was to find the beginning Mississippi river. He also explored parts of the Louisiana territory. Zebulon explored around the same time Lewis and Clark did. http://www.google.com/imgres?num=10&hl=en&biw=1680&bih=708&tbm=isch&tbnid=oHtdInzsQK_AGM:&imgrefurl=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:LouisianaPurchase.png&docid=UZ6fbFBVVYTKIM&imgurl=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4d/LouisianaPurchase.png&w=1480&h=906&ei=rmB7ULnsKIb28wSeooGgCQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=1142&vpy=196&dur=809&hovh=176&hovw=287&tx=145&ty=84&sig=114762644617057245491&page=1&tbnh=141&tbnw=230&start=0&ndsp=25&ved=1t:429,r:4,s:0,i:150 web. 10-14-12 http://www.google.com/imgres?um=1&hl=en&sa=N&biw=1680&bih=708&tbm=isch&tbnid=48Th1yQiwt7l7M:&imgrefurl=http://users.humboldt.edu/ogayle/hist110/unit3/geography.html&docid=gnQ-IoH4ol-e8M&imgurl=http://users.humboldt.edu/ogayle/LouisianaPurchase.gif&w=550&h=412&ei=qWF7UIaaMof68QSOgIHABA&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=473&sig=114762644617057245491&page=2&tbnh=139&tbnw=186&start=25&ndsp=35&ved=1t:429,r:6,s:20,i:221&tx=113&ty=49 web. 10-14-12 The end http://www.google.com/imgres?q=lewis+and+clark&num=10&hl=en&biw=1024&bih=571&tbm=isch&tbnid=uMA-XvE4H5dpMM:&imgrefurl=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_and_Clark_Expedition&docid=2EQm6cWEBkc8bM&imgurl=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/85/Lewis_and_Clark.jpg&w=268&h=240&ei=OyKAUL-9MqqV0QHxl4GgCg&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=94&sig=109362812201896580382&page=1&tbnh=158&tbnw=214&start=0&ndsp=8&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0,i:139&tx=134&ty=106 WEb. 10-18-12
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