The Louisiana Purchase

The Louisiana Purchase

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  • In the year 1801 (Pre-Louisiana Purchase)....
  • I guess because us Spaniards are losing power in Europe we may give you some of our land in America.
  • OK, I agree with you.
  • OK, then let us sign this treaty that give France the right to the Louisiana territory.
  • Hello, I am a french ambassador who would like to gain Frances land back from Spain.
  • Back in 1763 the French and Indian war ended , since the French had lost they were in a great deal debt and needed some money.
  • We are certain to win this!!
  • They still use swords, what pedestrians.
  • Good people of France, what should we do with this land we worked hard to build up?
  • Lets sell it to the Americans for 11,000,000 dollars.
  • The French people did this because they needed money to pay for the French and Indian war.
  • Shall we sign this historical document that give the U.S.A a lot of land for 15 million Dollars.
  • We,We
  • On April 30, 1803, the Louisiana purchase was singed. It was a treaty between France and the U.S.A.
  • Thomas Jefferson had become the president of the United States of America in the year 1801.
  • Hello gentlemen, it is I Thomas Jefferson. Now that we have this astonishing 828,000 square miles, and for only ruffly 3 cents per acres, our farmers can have a much more efficient way to trade and sell goods along the Mississippi river.
  • Auntie Jess are you seeing this we can finally use that river to get our crops to the trading market! This will revolutionize the way we trade.
  • Oh, by golly you are right, lets go!
  • Mean while in farms all across what was the west boarder of the United States of America.
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