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Louisiana Purchase

Pres. Thomas Jefferson sent Robert Livingston and James Monroe to France to negotiate a guarantee of free navigation on the Mississippi River. Imagine their joy when the French government offered to sell them the whole territory!

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  1. Marlalea

    Marlalea (19 Aug 2008)

    I have never seen this map before. It is really interesting.

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