Us map 1803 louisiana purchase. The louisiana purchase 1803 was a land deal between the united states and france in which the us. By a treaty signed on apr. Searching for new lands and protection from foreign invasion the young nation quickly extended its external borders. The united states bought 828000 square miles of land from france in 1803.
Map showing the territory of the louisiana purchase. Acquired approximately 827000 square miles of land west of the mississippi river for 15 million. The louisiana purchase demonstrates jeffersons ability to make pragmatic political decisions. Go back in time and expand the nation.
Vente de la louisiane sale of louisiana was the acquisition of the louisiana territory of new france 828000 sq mi 2140000 km 2. History westward expansion with the louisiana purchase in 1803 the united states acquired a large area of land from the french. In 1803 jefferson negotiated the louisiana purchase with france. Complete this map activity and discuss the impact of the louisiana purchase on the us.
The french controlled this region from 1699 until 1762 when it became spanish property because france gave it to spain as a present since they were allies. The louisiana purchase french. 530000000 acres by the united states from france in 1803.