How Did The Louisiana Purchase Change The World

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Imagine bringing your family from Paris to New Orleans and expecting to reign over the majority of Louisiana. The same territory that was suppose to be France’s North American Empire. However, before you know it, the territory you expected to reign over is sold. This is exactly what happened to Pierre Clement de Laussat when Napoleon Bonaparte sold the territory to the United States. The sale was known as the Louisiana Purchase and it changed the world. The Louisiana Purchase happened during the Presidency of Thomas Jefferson. The purchase was important for the United States for a few reasons. The Louisiana Purchase made it possible for the United States to expand west out to the Pacific Ocean. Not only was this expansion valuable to the
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