The Louisiana Purchase Debate

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It has come to my attention that there are a few disagreements over the issues concerning the event of the Louisiana Purchase. Whether the purchase was legal or not is one of them. The terms of the U.S. Constitution do not exactly define if the purchase was legal or not. In my opinion, the Louisiana Purchase, under the terms of the Constitution, is in fact illegal, due to various reasons. Doubling the size of our country, said purchase was definitely beneficial, but it was not legal. President Jefferson, being a strict constitutionalist, knows there is no provision within the U.S. Constitution that allows for foreign purchases. After Jefferson proposed an amendment to allow just the one purchase, it was denied by Congress. Another reason
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