A Look at US History: The Louisiana Purchase, 1st Edition

  • Seth Lynch
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1538221322
  • ISBN-13: 9781538221327
  • DDC: 973.4
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released February 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

  • Price:  Sign in for price



When the Louisiana Territory was added to the United States in 1803, it about doubled the size of the young nation. It took years to clarify its boundaries and explore every square mile. How this momentous purchase came to be and its implications on the future of the United States are explained in detail in this book. Simple maps and clear language help struggling readers and those in need of review to understand the many changes in the United States' land that started with this purchase in 1803.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: All About Louisiana.
2: Land Changes Hands.
3: France Rises.
4: Louisiana, French Again.
5: Making A Big Deal.
6: Constitutional?.
7: Louisiana's Borders.
8: Lewis and Clark.
9: New States.
Timeline of the Louisiana Purchase.
For More Information.