Louisiana Purchase 1800s

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The Louisiana Purchase is one of the largest buys in American History. Many changes affected the size of the U.S in the early 1800’s.The Louisiana purchase took place in 1803 for the cost of 15 million dollars. The amount of money that was given for the purchase was very cheap at that time for the U.S. As a result Americans bought more land to colonize. The amount of acres that was bought was unbelievable because it doubled the size of America. The Louisiana purchase was 828,000 square miles. The land we bought was previously owned by France.This is still considered one of the biggest achievements in history. Also, The purchase is considered the land deal of the millennium. During the 1800’s the U.S started growing very quickly and needed
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