Louisiana Purchase

Facts About the Louisiana Purchase

Facts About the Louisiana Purchase

December 8, 2023
The Louisiana Purchase was one of the most important land acquisitions ever to be made by the United States and many say that it was what really…

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Jefferson justified the Purchase of Louisiana by

Jefferson justified the Purchase of Louisiana by

November 10, 2023
We always hear about Thomas Jefferson in our history classes, as one of the most influential American politicians at the time of the nation’s…

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Significance of Louisiana Purchase

Significance of Louisiana Purchase

February 2, 2023
US Postage Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase Focus Question: What was the importance of the Louisiana Purchase? For…

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What years was the Louisiana Purchase?

What years was the Louisiana Purchase?

August 14, 2022
From its inception Louisiana faced an inauspicious existence. Its fate was bound to the French economy during the last years of the reign of…

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Cost of Louisiana Purchase

Cost of Louisiana Purchase

June 19, 2022
Barry Ritholtz sez, In doing the research for the Bailout Nation book, I needed a way to put the dollar amounts into proper historical perspective…

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Louisiana Purchase cost per acre

Louisiana Purchase cost per acre

February 27, 2022
I would postulate that from a strategic view and not just purely from a Assets in the Land view, the Louisiana purchase was by far a much more…

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Cost of the Louisiana Purchase

Cost of the Louisiana Purchase

September 23, 2021
Everyone loves making a buck, including governments. Unfortunately, the reality of many “great deals, ” especially in the history books, has…

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Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo

Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo

August 6, 2021
We’re very excited to announce that the annual Boo at the Zoo event will be held at Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo on Saturday, October…

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Date of the Louisiana Purchase

Date of the Louisiana Purchase

July 29, 2021
Louisiana Purchase summary: The United States bought 828, square miles of land from France in 1803. The French controlled this region from 1699…

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Purchase of the Louisiana Territory

Purchase of the Louisiana Territory

June 11, 2021
Winter 2002, Vol. 34, No. 4 Jefferson Looks Westward: President Secretly Sought Funds from Congress to Explore Louisiana Territory, Develop Trade…

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Louisiana Purchase date acquired

Louisiana Purchase date acquired

January 30, 2021
Louisiana Purchase, 1803 The Louisiana Purchase encompassed 530, , acres of territory in North America that the United States purchased from…

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Louisiana Purchase effects

Louisiana Purchase effects

January 6, 2021
Image Ownership: Public Domain It is ironic that the 1803 Louisiana Purchase from France was instigated by one of the few successful slave rebellions…

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Louisiana Purchase images

Louisiana Purchase images

November 23, 2020
The period from 1803 to 1812 was a landmark in Louisiana history. In these years, the land that became Louisiana went from a European colony…

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Louisiana Purchase Timeline

Louisiana Purchase Timeline

October 20, 2020
The following article was written by my good friend, William Dollarhide: An historical timeline of events relating to the Acadians-Cajuns was…

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Louisiana Purchase Lesson

Louisiana Purchase Lesson

July 7, 2020
The Louisiana Purchase Lesson One: The Louisiana Purchase One way to begin a lesson in nineteenth century history is to create a sense of perspective…

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2004 nickel Louisiana Purchase value

2004 nickel Louisiana Purchase value

May 12, 2020
In commemoration of the Louisiana Purchase, and Lewis and Clark s expedition, the President enacted Public Law 108-15 to modify the Jefferson…

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Louisiana Purchase area

Louisiana Purchase area

October 13, 2019
County: Monroe, Lee, Phillips Division: Mississippi Alluvial Plain Acres: 35 Year Added: 1977 Downloads County Locator Boundary Map Louisiana…

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Louisiana Office of State Purchasing

Louisiana Office of State Purchasing

September 19, 2019
Child Care Association of Louisiana Louisiana State Purchasing Program Below is a link to a form called the state contract questionaire that…

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Was the Louisiana Purchase constitutional

Was the Louisiana Purchase constitutional

June 27, 2019
The Louisiana Purchase is one of the most well-known land purchases in American history. It doubled the size of the United States and was obtained…

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Louisiana Purchase Activities

Louisiana Purchase Activities

December 27, 2018
Author’s Notes Learning Objectives Students will identify various groups involved in land use and ownership in the West and learn that territorial…

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1803 the Louisiana Purchase

1803 the Louisiana Purchase

July 24, 2018
In one of the largest land transactions in history, France officially transfered the Louisiana Territory to the United States on December 20…

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