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Louisiana Purchase

Carl J. Richard

Louisiana Purchase

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Published by Published by The Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette, La .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Louisiana Purchase.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 54-59).

    Statementby Carl J. Richard.
    SeriesLouisiana life series ;, no. 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE333 .R53 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1129293M
    ISBN 100940984911
    LC Control Number94074141
    OCLC/WorldCa32526402

    Thomas Jefferson was president at the time As President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson faced much opposition to Louisiana Purchase book purchase of the land and many said that it was unconstitutional and undermined the authority of the states in the government. But Napoleon, who took power inaimed to restore France's presence on the continent. This was a direct violation of Pinckney's Treaty of Inthe first state from this huge piece of land, Louisiana, was admitted to the union.

    Ina government was set up for the territory. That is a provision that affects every state that is going through a natural catastrophe. Jefferson spoke against a strong federal government and instead advocated states' rights. Jefferson's prediction of a "tornado" that would burst upon the countries on both sides of the Atlantic had been averted, but his belief that the affair of Louisiana would impact upon "their highest destinies" proved prophetic indeed.

    Later that same month, Jefferson asked Congress to fund an expedition that would cross the Louisiana territory, regardless of who controlled it, Louisiana Purchase book proceed on to the Pacific. There was outrage at the action of the Spanish. America would have to work with Spain to negotiate the specific details of these boundaries. Jefferson was doubtless cowed by the obvious contradictions between his former principles and his practices with regard to Louisiana. In October, the U.


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Louisiana Purchase

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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 the relatively low cost at the time. In so doing, the United States became a colonizing force a mere twenty years after it had succeeded in casting off the yoke of colonization.

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