The Louisiana Purchase

The Louisiana Purchase

by Dennis Brindell Fradin
     
 

President Thomas Jefferson wanted to purchase the mysterious territory west of the Mississippi, owned by France. How would his officials be able to convince Napoleon to sell it-and how would America pay for it? "The biggest real-estate deal in history" would more than double the size of the United States in 1803, making the young nation a major world power.

Overview

President Thomas Jefferson wanted to purchase the mysterious territory west of the Mississippi, owned by France. How would his officials be able to convince Napoleon to sell it-and how would America pay for it? "The biggest real-estate deal in history" would more than double the size of the United States in 1803, making the young nation a major world power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761442578
Publisher:
Cavendish, Marshall Corporation
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Series:
Turning Points in U. S. History Series
Pages:
47
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

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