Louisiana Purchase Examples

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There were many ways that colonists obtained land. The first would be through purchasing land, and an example of this would be the Louisiana Purchase. The Louisiana Purchase is known as the biggest land purchase in U.S history because the French sold it to Thomas Jefferson for 15 million dollars or 3 cents an acre. A second example is the purchase of Florida. This purchase was made when Andrew Jackson blatantly expressed the Spanish that they should govern correctly or return to Spain. The Spanish, fearing war returned to Spain after selling Florida to the Americans for around 5 million dollars. War is another way Americans acquired land and an example of this would be the Texas War for Independence. This event occurred in 1835 after William

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