The Louisiana Purchase. Section 2. Northwest ordinance of 1787: Established process where territories in West could become States. Under act Americans were able to buy land in small parcels and on credit.
Under act Americans were able to buy land in small parcels and on credit.
Federal land offices appeared across the west, making the transfer of land easier from the government to private citizens.Land Act of 1800
After failing to crush a rebellion on the French Island of Haiti led by Toussaint L’Ouverture, he changed his mind.
Also wanted to sell all of the French claims known as the Louisiana Purchase.
Not wanting him to wait on this idea, Monroe and Livingston offered Napoleon $15 million.The Louisiana Purchase
Meriwether Lewis, William Clark.
To search for river routes to the western ocean.
Make contact with the Native Americans living in the territory.
Gather information about the region’s natural resources.
Hired a French-Canadian fur trapper and his wife SacajaweaThe Lewis and Clark Expedition