Political Developments: The Louisiana Purchase Of 1803

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Section 1- Political Developments
A) The Louisiana Purchase of 1803 doubled the territory of the United States. The land was acquired from France in a deal between Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon. This new territory increased the feeling of independence by letting settlers and yeoman farmers expand into the west.
B) Embargo is limiting or restricting trade and commerce with another country. In 1807 Thomas Jefferson created an embargo against France and Britain which kept the United States Neutral during the Napoleonic war. The Embargo created a sense of independence from European affairs.
C) The War of 1812 was a conflict between the United States and Great Britain over Britain not respecting the territory of America. After The United states

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