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What year did the US buy the Louisiana Territory?
Who did we buy the Louisiana Territory from?
Why did that country want to sell us the Louisiana Territory?
They were tired of the U.S.
What island did Napoleon want to concur to invade North America?
Who stopped Napoleon from taking the island?
What did the US offer France first?
What was France's counter offer?
15 million and Louisiana
Why did Jefferson question if he could make the deal?
Jefferson was a strict constitutionalist
Lewis and Clark Expedition
What year did the expedition leave?
Where did the expedition leave from?
What were the three goals Jefferson gave them?
Find a water route to the Pacific. Make friendly relationships. Open trade routes. Find new species of plants and animals.
What river did they travel up?
Who acted as their guides?
Who was Charbonneau?
Who was Sacagawea?
She was a little girl who got captured and made a slave. Then Charbonneau bought her and married her.
How did Charbonneau and Sacagawea help the expedition?
They guided Lewis and Clark
What were the two winter forts named?
Fort Clatsop / Fort Mandan
What year did they return?
What year did Pike and his men take off?
What were the goals of Pike's expedition?
Find the starting point of the red river/ Spy on the Spanish
What river was he following?
Rio Grand /Red river
What happened to Pike and his men as they were traveling?
Pike was put in jail because he was a suspected of spying on the spanish