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We tried to buy the Louisiana Territory from France, because The Americans thought that Napoleon might withdraw the offer at any time, preventing the United States from acquiring New Orleans,
Because Napoleon was angry towards Spain Napoleon decided to sell the entire territory to the U.S.
Wow! How much did all of this cost then, and what was Jefferson's reaction?
Well, all of this cost around $15 million and we bought about 828,000 square miles of land. Jefferson was not happy about this.
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