The Louisiana Purchase
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During President Jefferson's 1st term, France and Britain were at war with
each other. The United States was expanding with new states in new places, the U.S. was expanding to the west. Louisiana was a large mass land controlled by France at the time. Napoleon Bonaparte, a well respected general was too overwhelmed in taking over Europe that he was willing to sell Louisiana to Jefferson for 15 million dollars. Jefferson didn't know weather buying Louisiana was unconstitutional or not. In 1803 Jefferson had made up his mind to purchase the land and expand the U.S.


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Created By: Vikas Ochani