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The Louisiana Purchase / by Michael Burgan.

By: Burgan, Michael.
Material type: TextTextSeries: We the people (Compass Point Books): Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, c2002Description: 48 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0756502101 (hardcover).Subject(s): Louisiana Purchase -- Juvenile literature | United States -- Territorial expansion -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 973.4/6
Contents:
A vast frontier -- Spainish Louisiana -- Fighting for the river -- Two treaties -- Napoléon's dream -- Jefferson's dream -- Warning of war -- A great bargain -- A great nation.
Summary: Looks at the political and economic history of the region between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains which, when purchased by Jefferson in 1803, doubled the size of the United States and led the way to further expansion.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A vast frontier -- Spainish Louisiana -- Fighting for the river -- Two treaties -- Napoléon's dream -- Jefferson's dream -- Warning of war -- A great bargain -- A great nation.

Looks at the political and economic history of the region between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains which, when purchased by Jefferson in 1803, doubled the size of the United States and led the way to further expansion.

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