Finally, we come to the Lewis and Clark Expedition a political issue that changed the United States history forever because we doubled our size when the Louisiana Purchase was bought and wouldn 't have had this expedition if Napoleon wasn’t in debt at the time and Jefferson to negotiate. As president Jefferson wanted to explore and expand towards west he grew interested in Napoleon Bonaparte 's offer to sell France 's Territory known as the Louisiana Purchase for $15 million or (four cents per acre) which at the time, would nearly double the size of the country ("Biographies of the Secretaries of State). On April 30, 1803 the United States officially signed the Louisiana Purchase Treaty with France, in the terms of agreement it stated that all the 820,000 miles of territory from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains now property of the U.S (“Presidential Key Events.”). Most people believe that this is one the greatest achievements ever accomplished by a president. After the U.S purchased the territory, Jefferson appointed Meriwether Lewis, his personal secretary to gather up a party and began planning out an expedition (Binns).
Jefferson As President When Jefferson was President he made two very important things happen in the United States. Those two very important things are He made the Louisiana Purchase and he launched the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Jefferson was the third president of the United States. His nickname was man of the people. When he made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 he purchased more than 800.000 square miles of Louisiana territory.
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney was born to planters, Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Charles Pinckney on February 25, 1746. He grew up in Charleston, South Carolina, with two brothers and one sister. (Wikipedia). His mother, Eliza, was a wealthy and brilliant agriculturist who introduced a new cash crop--indigo. His father, Charles, was a successful politician.
While both Lincoln and Washington led the Untied States during war, Jefferson however led the major develpoment of our Country. Jefferson contributed greatly in the develpoment of our democratic government. His service of 50 years for our country was much longer than washington 's or Lincoln 's. He also pushed for expansion out west and supported explorations. Jefferson is was clearly the strongest not on the battlefield, but in developing the United States with the freedoms we have today.
Response Paper #3 Do the primary sources provide evidence of Jefferson 's fears about the threat posed by blacks and Indians to the republic? What did he plan to do with each group? Throughout Thomas Jefferson’s life time, he had owned hundreds of black slaves. He had obtained these slave through inheritance, trade, and in marriage by the year 1776 Jefferson had become one of the largest plantation owners in Virginia. Then in 1778, with Jefferson 's leadership, he had made slave importation banned in Virginia.
Jackson owned more than a hundred slaves in Nashville. He was the very first man to be elected in the House of Representatives from Tennessee. But before he was a politician he was a soldier. In fact, he had lead the American Army to the most surprising victory in history as we know it. It was the Battle of New Orleans, where he defeated the British and became a national hero.
Washington was born February 22, 1732 Westmoreland County, Virginia. His family was a planter family, and they learned their morals and manners. When growing up, he had many characteristics, so he was a man of character his whole life, I like to say. When Washington was a boy, his father died. He then married a widow, Martha Washington several years after his brother had died.
First of all, that shows that Alexander has been in power for 15 or more years and in those years he never lost a battle. Second of all is showed that he took over so much land that he named 70 cities after himself and even had a city that he named after his horse. Also “Perhaps Alexander 's greatest legacy was founding great cities and spreading the Greek culture. Alexandria, in Egypt, is a city today of more than 4.5 million people. Furthermore, Greek language, religion and culture were spread throughout the Middle East and used for centuries after Alexander’s death.” as stated by the people from livescience.
The case of Cherokee Nation V Georgia was a very important one. For a long time the Cherokee Nation lived in Georgia for hundreds of years. The Cherokee Nation has helped shape our country. When Hernando de Soto came to what is now the United States, he encountered at least three Cherokee Native American tribes. In the year of 1711, the English have given firearms to the Cherokees in exchange for their help in fighting the Tuscarora in the Tuscarora War.
100 years after Columbus first arrived in the Americas, the first of 13 colonies, Virginia, was settled. Little did they know that 400 years later, these colonies would evolve and become one of the most powerful nations on Earth. With the colonists populating both southern and northern area, many aspects of the colonies changed. Not only did the colonies change because of the climate and topography (which was inevitable) but also because of the people who lived there. New England was primarily composed of people searching for religious freedom, the Southern Colonies had wealthy people looking for land to grow their plantations, and the middle colonies, the most ethnically diverse, consisting of people searching for a new and wealthier life.
He was president when the United States achieved its greatest territorial growth. During his presidency, the American flag was raised over most of the area now forming nine Western States, and Texas became a member of the Union. Polk successfully directed the Mexican War, which won much of this territory. He carried out every item of his political program "Of all other American presidents, only George Washington had such a clear record of success " (world book Polk). After President Polk, would be General Zachary Taylor (see figure 3).
Thomas Jefferson by Alexis Cline On April 13, 1743, a very important person to the United States was born, Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was our third president and he did many wonderful things for our country. He was the nation’s first secretary of state, the second vice president and the third president of the United States. Jefferson served two presidential terms from 1801-1809 , his first term was not too difficult and was very productive while his second term was just the opposite. During his first term Jefferson did many thing, for example, he reduced the amount of armed forces and lowered national debt in just two years of office.
Some of the most influential Presidents of The United States were from the Roosevelt family. What most might not realize however, is that the Roosevelt family tree extends from many influential faces. One might even say, it runs in their blood. From the get go, the Roosevelt family has been making strides in political areas. Claes (pronounced “Clause”) Maartenszen van Rosenvelt started off as the furthest known ancestor of the Roosevelt family, immigrated to New Amsterdam, between 1638 and 1649, purchased a Farm of around 24 morgens (48 acres) in midtown Manhattan, in the very place where the Empire State Building now dominates the Manhattan skyline.
Thomas Jefferson was born April 13, 1748 in Shadwell Virginia. In www.Biography.com/thomas-jefferson, It was reported that "Thomas was born into one of the most prominent families of Virginia 's planter Elite". His mother, Jane Randolph Jefferson, was a family claiming descent from English and Scottish royalty. His father, Peter Jefferson, was a successful farmer and a skilled surveyor. In www.Biography.com/thomas-jefferson, it was also reported that "Thomas Jefferson the third born of ten siblings".