Essays Tagged: "Louisiana Purchase"

The 18th Century (thesis essay). A year of growth and change for the US

eeded strong trade with other countries, and they also needed more land to farm on. This led to the Louisiana Purchase. The French owned a huge amount of land west of the United States. Inside all of ... ll this land because he needed more money for his fight with Great Britain. So Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory, and doubled the nation's size. This purchase was a mastermind move by Jefferson ...

(5 pages) 155 1 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Expansionism and Slavery during the 1800s

on, there was still opposition to the acquisition of new land. At first constitutionally during the Louisiana Purchase, and then later over the issue of slavery in the 1850s. The issue of territorial ... lines and regional lines during the early to mid 1800s.When Thomas Jefferson wanted to acquire the Louisiana Purchase, the Federalist Party met him with opposition. The opposition, however, was on a ...

(1 pages) 127 0 3.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Most Significant Events during 1789-1975 - Gives a vivid persepective of the sixteen most important events during 1789-1975 in much detail from different perspectives.

89-1850,and pairs the number one seed in the bracket "Mexican-American War" againstthe fourth seed "Louisiana Purchase". The second seed in the bracket"Marbury v Madison" is paired against the third s ... n the bracket"Marbury v Madison" is paired against the third seed "Monroe Doctrine".The purchase of Louisiana from France in 1803 was the most popular andmomentous event of the Jefferson presidency. I ...

(32 pages) 575 0 3.1 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Analysis of the election of 1804

stake was nothing less than the power of precedence. In Jefferson's first term, he had secured the Louisiana Purchase agreement with Napoleonic France. This action that was vehemently opposed by the ... ty. With the Federalist Party starting its decline into political oblivion with the purchase of the Louisiana Territory, the economic condition of the United States was not bringing the American popul ...

(9 pages) 87 2 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Describe the Lewis and Clark Expedition. What were the problems encountered? How did Lewis and Clark prepare for it? What were the results of the Expedition?

THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITIONThe Lewis and Clark Expedition was a result of the Louisiana Purchase. Thomas Jefferson, the president of the United States in the early 1800s, bought ... . For the scientific part, Jefferson told them to write reports on the plant and animal life in the Louisiana Territory. For future development, they were told to look for possible sites for forts and ... le day. And it is because of his (and Lewis and Clark's) journals that people got to know about the Louisiana Territory. Nathaniel Prior, who was in the army before he joined the expedition, was a str ...

(7 pages) 184 3 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A study sheet of where each U.S. president stood on different issues and important facts about them.

to live in the White HouseTHOMAS JEFFERSON-attempted to remove several federal judges-acquired the Louisiana purchase-organized the Lewis & Clark expedition-declared war on Tripoli-signed Embargo ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The constitution.

in effect. Marbury v. Madison, an early Supreme Court establishes the power of judicial review. The Louisiana Purchase illustrates the use of the elastic clause and; in Brown v. Board, another Supreme ... e option open for someone or something to fill that position (an example of loose construction).The Louisiana Purchase was a bargain between, acting president, Jefferson and, king of France, Napoleon. ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Kansas Nebraska Act.

Kansas-Nebraska Act was a plan introduced by Stephen Douglas that would divide the remainder of the Louisiana Purchase, of 1803, into two separate territories- Kansas and Nebraska. In each territory p ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Louisiana Purchase.

the Declaration of Independence and made the greatest land acquisition in our nation's history, the Louisiana Purchase. Both subjects, have been written about extensively, yet one question persists, d ... ciary duty to the Constitution of the United States when he started the proceedings that led to the Louisiana Purchase? Thomas Jefferson was a pragmatic, articulate, and, at times, capricious leader o ...

(20 pages) 143 3 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a great essay on the causes of the Mexican War.

st sign of problems between the two countries began when theUnited States bordered Mexico after the Louisiana Purchase. "With these areas now available, American settlers began to move into them, and ... dispute between the two countries. The Sabine was established as the boundary between UnitedStates Louisiana and Texas, but when Texas became part of the United States the dispute over where the Texa ...

(6 pages) 129 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

US Expansionism and Imperialism/Manifest Destiny/Acquisition of Hawaii

e 1800's. Texas and Hawaii were gained, and so was virtually the western half of the US through the Louisiana Purchase and one of the most crucial wars in American history--the Mexican War. Not only d ...

(13 pages) 181 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil War: Prelude to the Civil War

as a free state, thus keeping the balance in the Senate. It also banned slavery in the rest of the Louisiana Purchase north of latitude 36 degrees, which was Missouri's southern boundary. The Missour ... ature called a convention and unanimously voted to leave the Union. Soon Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas passed similar acts of secession. Delegates from six of the seven ...

(3 pages) 165 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Book Critique: Louisiana Purchase

Donald Barr Chidsey wrote Louisiana Purchase in 1972. General Publishing Company published it in Canada. The author, Donald B. ... n1951 and Colonial Dames of American annual book award for the Birth of the Constitution in 1965.In Louisiana Purchase, Donald B. Chidsey told us about the stories behind the Louisiana Purchase, the b ... the stories behind the Louisiana Purchase, the biggest real estate deal in the history. What led to Louisiana Purchase? And what were the great consequences of the purchase?When France owned the huge, ...

(6 pages) 80 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The new American culture reflected a republican vision of the nation's future. Agree/Disagree -cite specific examples.

standing example of this is Jefferson's reaction to Napoleon's offer that would become known as the Louisiana Purchase. Obviously, it was an incredible bargain, but it went against the Republican view ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Territorial Expansion in the United States From 1800-1850

1 over the admission of the state of Missouri. The proposed state of Missouri was the first (beside Louisiana itself) to be carved out of the Louisiana Purchase. It lay out of the jurisdiction of the ... e state, Missouri would enter the Union as a slave state without restrictions, but in the remaining Louisiana territory slavery would be prohibited north of 36o30' (the Mason-Dixon Line). This is now ...

(3 pages) 122 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


ouis riverfront during the Great Depression, the project eventually became a national salute to the Louisiana Purchase. Sometimes criticized as an oversized croquet wicket, Eero Saarinen's stainless-s ... as the national crossroads, it became a major railroad center.Part of President Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase of 1803, Missouri was one of 13 states carved out of the land between the Mississ ...

(6 pages) 48 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

America's Expansion in the 1800s

America was growing rapidly from 1800-1850, with the Louisiana Purchase and Mexican cessions. These expansions had a large impact on national unity. The ... nity; however as the nation expanded in areas not suitable for slavery, unity was much stronger.The Louisiana Purchase, of 1803, had a positive effect on national unity. Acquiring this land was very i ... sissippi. In fact, it was the expectation that only New Orleans would be bought, however all of the Louisiana Territory was offered. This was a huge piece of land, almost one-third of the country. Mos ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Louisianna Purchase

The Louisiana Purchase immensely increased the United States by two times it land area in April 15, 1803 ... transaction introduced different backgrounds, citizens, and an abundance of natural resources. The Louisiana Purchase for plenty of United States citizens at the time was the golden myth that illustr ... about how American government and society might affect their traditions and land. These sparse pre- Louisiana Purchase European settlers were mostly French, reflecting France's influence in the region ...

(4 pages) 83 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


States was a ambiguity to Americans. The anonymity quickly altered after Thomas Jefferson made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, which doubled the size of the United States. Many attempts have been mad ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Study notes for the lousiana purchase up to the embargo act

Opportunity: The Louisiana purchase Britain and France threatened American commerce and nation security ... America as a potential battleground with Britain 1800 in a secret treaty France acquired the Louisiana territory and western drainage of Mississippi and Missouri rivers 1802: Spanish com ... ital to America. Some argued that the land would disrupt the republican system.Incorporating Louisiana The main issue with the purchase was what to do with the 43000 people already livin ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers