Monroe And James Monroe: A Potential Crisis

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Now was the time for America’s third president to take action and get back what belonged to his nation. Jefferson would begin his attempt to continue trade access along the Mississippi by sending diplomats to bargain with France. He looked to France as a friend to America but due to a potential crisis from Napoleon, Thomas would empower James Monroe in 1803 for assistance. Monroe had a negotiation amount up to 10 million from Jefferson to go with Livingston to buy the land east of the Mississippi.
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