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Explorations of The Louisiana Purchase. By: Katlyn Westhoven , Merisa Celestino , Emily Linenkugel, Tori Treadaway , and Paige Beck. History of the Louisiana Purchase. Big Plans For France. Leader in the 1800’s- Napoleon Bonaparte Feared by the Europe Rebuild by Europe

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explorations of the louisiana purchase

Explorations of The Louisiana Purchase

By: KatlynWesthoven, MerisaCelestino, Emily Linenkugel, ToriTreadaway, and Paige Beck

big plans for france
Big Plans For France
  • Leader in the 1800’s- Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Feared by the Europe
  • Rebuild by Europe
  • Planned to move to North America
new orleans
New Orleans!
  • Founded by France in 1718
  • Fell under Spanish rule
  • Gained interest of President Jefferson

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louisiana purchase
Louisiana Purchase
  • French gave the territory without much of a fight.
  • The United States bought the Louisiana Territory for $15 million.
  • It became officially part of the United States on October 20, 1803.
mission of discovery
Mission of Discovery
  • Traveled to Western American Lands
  • To Find out more about them Jefferson sent Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
  • They went to form peaceful relations with the Indians
lewis and clark1
Lewis and Clark
  • Were searching for a place to settle for the winter headquarters
  • Received help from Sacagawea and Nez Perce’
  • They often wrote in journals about their discovery
  • Then on March 1806 went home as heroes
pike s expedition why was pike sent out
Pike’s ExpeditionWhy was Pike sent out?
  • To find the starting point of the Red River
  • To spy on the Spanish
  • To explore the newly purchased lands
was pike s exploration a success
Was Pike’s Exploration a Success?
  • Pike was captured and put in jail
  • Once released he went back finding that there were good business opportunities in the South West
thanks for watching
Thanks For Watching!

Presentation Quiz:

(There is Candy Involved) :)

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True or False:

New Orleans was founded by the Unites States?

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True or False:

The United States bought the Louisiana Territory for $15 million.

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True or False:

To Find out more about the Louisiana Purchase Jefferson sent William Lewis and Meriwether Clark.

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True or False:

Lewis and Clark received help from Sacagawea and Nez Perce’

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True or False:

Lewis and Clark often wrote in journals about their discovery

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True or False:

Pike was captured and sent to jail.