The Louisiana Purchase

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The Louisiana Purchase - Our larger land I j I The Louisiana Purchase...
Our larger land I j I The Louisiana Purchase area includes these states. Jefferson was president when our country doubled in size. In 1803, under his leadership, the U.S. government bought land between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains from France for about $15 million. Today it covers all or part of 15 states.

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  1. The Montana Standard,
  2. 27 Jun 1993, Sun,
  3. Page 88

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