The Louisiana Purchase: The Louisiana Purchase (1803) was a land deal betwee…


The Louisiana Purchase: The Louisiana Purchase (1803) was a land deal between the United States and France, in which the U.S. acquired approximately 827,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River for $15 million dollars. “This little event, of France's possessing herself of Louisiana, is the embryo of a tornado which will burst on the countries on both sides of the Atlantic and involve in it's effects their highest destinies.”   1805 Map of Louisiana by Samuel Lewis; …



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