What key word/s indicates the size of the United States after purchasing the Louisiana territory?
Doubled in size
The Louisiana territory stretched from the Mississippi River in the east to what in the west?
The Louisiana territory stretched from the Mississippi River in the east to the Rocky Mountains in the west to the what in the south________ and to what in the north ____________?
Gulf of Mexico in the south
Canadian border in the north
Napolean persuaded the Spanish to sign the secret Treaty of San Ildefonso and tranfer the land back to whom?
What did the farmer and business man depend on for getting their goods/crops to other places.
The Mississippi River
Why was the Port of New Orleans so important to the country?
For importing and exporting of goods/money
Why did Napolean Bonaparte decide to sell the Louisiana territory?
war debt expenses he was going to have with Great Britain
Thomas Jefferson offers to buy the New Orleans and a tract of land on the Gulf of Mexico for how much?
What is an agreement or arrangement made by negotiation between two or more states or rulers?
The Louisiana Purchase provided what for the United States?
The signing of this treaty for obtaining the huge area of land expanded the national territory from
"from sea to shining sea"