The Louisiana Purchase: Would You Close the Deal?

The Louisiana Purchase: Would You Close the Deal?

by Elaine Landau
     
 

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In the early 1800s, the United States wanted to gain control of the port of New Orleans. President Thomas Jefferson sent Robert Livingston and James Monroe to make the deal. At first, French dictator Napoleon Bonaparte stood in the way. But after some work by Livingston and Monroe, Napoleon offered to sell them not just New Orleans, but the whole Louisiana

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In the early 1800s, the United States wanted to gain control of the port of New Orleans. President Thomas Jefferson sent Robert Livingston and James Monroe to make the deal. At first, French dictator Napoleon Bonaparte stood in the way. But after some work by Livingston and Monroe, Napoleon offered to sell them not just New Orleans, but the whole Louisiana Territory? The land would double the size of the United States. Would you buy the territory? You have a chance to change American history. What would YOU do?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598451962
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Series:
Enslow What Would You Do? Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
352,070
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

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