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history of the Louisiana purchase.

by J. K. Hosmer

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Published in [n.p.] .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsE333 .H82
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23362213M
LC Control Numberunk82043665

  From The Louisiana Purchase. Like many other major events in world history, the Louisiana Purchase is a fascinating mix of destiny and individual energy and creativity Thomas Jefferson would have been less than human had he not claimed a major share of the credit. The Louisiana Purchase Fourth Grade Social Studies History Worksheets: The Louisiana Purchase Use this worksheet to learn all about how the United States grew with the Louisiana Purchase. The Louisiana Purchase happened under the reign of Jefferson. Jefforson wacted to expand the nation and access international markets for American farm products.

History of the Louisiana Purchase Your budding history buff can learn about American history and geography all in one with this Louisiana Purchase activity! He'll read some information about this important event in our country's expansion, and then answer a critical thinking question. The Flood in Acadiana (), White Gold: A Brief History of the Louisiana Sugar Industry (), Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Series in Louisiana History, and The French Experience in .

  The Louisiana Purchase The Louisiana Purchase and the Constitution -- US History Review President Nelson' Grandfather's Visit from the other side of the Veil and Family History Work. History of the Louisiana purchase exposition, comprising the history of the Louisiana territory, the story of the Louisiana purchase and a full account of the great exposition, embracing the participation of the states and nations of the world, and other events of the St. Louis world's fair of ; comp. from official sources by Mark Bennitt.


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History of the Louisiana purchase by J. K. Hosmer Download PDF EPUB FB2

From The Louisiana Purchase Like many other major events in world history, the Louisiana Purchase is a fascinating mix of destiny and individual energy and creativity Thomas Jefferson would have been less than human had he not claimed a major share of the by: 8.

The Louisiana Purchase of introduced aboutsquare miles of territory from France into the United States, thereby doubling the size of. Nonfiction books on Louisiana history.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. —The New York Times Book Review “As exciting and readable a narrative of the Louisiana Purchase as we’re likely to get in the foreseeable future.” —The New Republic “Kukla writes history that reads with the urgency of a suspense novel Best of all, his graceful prose sings with Cited by: Louisiana Purchase, western half of the Mississippi River basin purchased in from France by the United States; at less than three cents per acre forsquare miles (2, square km), it was the greatest land bargain in U.S.

history. The purchase doubled the size of the United States, greatly strengthened the country materially. The Louisiana Purchase was the acquisition by the United States of America ofsquare miles (2, sq km) of the French territory Louisiane in The cost was 60 million francs ($11,) plus cancellation of debts worth 18 million francs ($3,).

Including interest, the U.S. finally paid $23, for the Louisiana. Published in celebration of the Purchase's bicentennial, this resource offers a multifaceted view of a watershed American event. In one easy-access resource, The Louisiana Purchase brings together the work of over experts covering historical figures, relevant legal and historical concepts, states that formed in the new territory, frontier outposts, and the Native Americans uprooted by 5/5(2).

With special attention to the diplomatic and constitutional background of the purchase, The Louisiana Purchase examines the event in the context of the Atlantic world, including the impact of the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars in Europe, colonial revolutions in the Caribbean, and the westward expansion of the U.S.

population. The Louisiana Purchase (French: Vente de la Louisiane 'Sale of Louisiana') was the acquisition of the territory of Louisiana by the United States from France in In return for fifteen million dollars, or approximately eighteen dollars per square mile, the United States nominally acquired a total ofsq mi (2, km 2;acres).Today part of: United States, Arkansas, Iowa.

The Louisiana Purchase was an land deal that involved France selling the Louisiana Territory to the United States.

The Louisiana Territory was aboutsquare feet, and it doubled the. History of the Louisiana purchase exposition: comprising the history of the Louisiana territory, the story of the Louisiana purchase and a full account of the great exposition, embracing the participation of the states and nations of the world, and other events of the St.

Louis world's fair ofcompiled from official sources. Date Issued. Uncharted Territory In President Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana territory from the French for $15, The purchase made President Jefferson's dream of extending the U.S.

west of the Mississippi River come true. Now the much larger United States had difficult Brand: Aladdin. History of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition: Comprising the History of the Louisiana Territory, the Story of the Louisiana Purchase and a Full Account of the Great Exposition, Embracing the Participation of the States and Nations of the World, and Other Events of the Reviews: 1.

The Louisiana Purchase was an incredible deal for the United States, the final cost totaling less than five cents per acre at $15 million (about $ million in today's dollars).

France's land was mainly unexplored wilderness, and so the fertile soils and other valuable natural resources we know are present today might not have been factored in Author: Colin Stief. History of the Louisiana purchase. New York, D. Appleton and Company, (OCoLC) Online version: Hosmer, James Kendall, History of the Louisiana purchase.

New York, D. Appleton and Company, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James K Hosmer. Louisiana Territory Map of the Louisiana Purchase, which doubled the size of the United States in 13 states would eventually emerge from the lands acquired.

Websites. Lewis and Clark's Journals The journals of Lewis and Clark—among of the most exciting primary sources in American history—are now available in searchable format online. Description: Louisiana History is a scholarly publication of the Louisiana Historical Association (LHA).

Published quarterly, the journal began in and is consistently ranked as one of the top state-level historical journals in the country. The Louisiana region prior to the year --The Louisiana dominion --Reaching to the Mississippi --The critical period of Spanish rule in Louisiana from --The first president --Washington's second term --Louisiana during the term of John Adams --Louisiana during the years and --the great treaty of Ap --Echoes.

Synopsis The big purchase that led to fundamental questions about what America would become In President Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory from the French for $15 million, extending the United States beyond the Mississippi River for the first time.

For 60 million francs (about $15 million), the Louisiana Purchase gave the United States an area that stretched from New Orleans to Canada and from the Mississippi River to what is now Colorado and Idaho.

That’ssquare miles for about three cents an acre, surely one of the best real-estate bargains in history. Louisiana Purchase. Excerpt from "The Cession of Louisiana" Signed on Ap Published in Documents of American History, edited by Henry S.

Commager, In JanuaryCongress authorized $2 million for an attempt to buy New Orleans from France. President Thomas Jefferson (–; served –9) appointed former Virginia governor James Monroe (–) to join .ITEM: Pictorial history of the Louisiana Purchase and the World's Fair at St.

Louis: containing captivating descriptions of magnificent buildings at the world-renowned exposition, gardens and cascades, colossal structures and marvelous exhibits, such as works of art, scientific and industrial achievements, the latest inventions, discoveries, etc., etc., including an account of all the world's Seller Rating: % positive.In her important book Congo Square: African Roots in New Orleans, historian Freddi Williams Evans has documented the history of Congo Square, a site in New Orleans where records from the early Author: Brandee Sanders.