The United States bought the Mississippi River Valley, known as Le Louisiane, from France in 1803, in the Louisiana Purchase.
President Thomas Jefferson's representatives (Robert Livingston and James Monroe) signed the treaty on April 30, 1803. On July 4, 1803, Jefferson announced the treaty, and it was ratified by the Senate on October 20. New Orleans was transferred to the US on December 20, 1803, and the remainder of the territory on March 1, 1804 at St. Louis.
Although of dubious legality on several points, the Purchase codified American claims in North America, and set the stage for further westward expansion.
Lower Louisiana was transferred to US control on Dec 20th, 1803. The remainder (Upper Louisians) was handed over three months later.
In 1803 the United States bought the Louisiana Territory from France.
July 4th, 1805
The U.S. bought the Louisiana Territory from France during the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon needed to pour more money into his country, so he sold much of France's property in America to the United States. Lewis and Clark were sent out to survey this territory after the deal was made and find a passage to and from the Pacific Ocean.
Thomas Jefferson was the US President in 1803 when he negotiated the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France, for a total cost of about $15 million.
Thomas Jefferson offered the Louisiana Purchase to The UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Louisiana Purchase occurred 1803 and Alaska Purchase occurred in 1867. So obviously, Louisiana.
France sold Louisiana to the United States in 1803. The sale was negotiated by French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and American diplomats Robert Livingston and James Monroe. The Louisiana Purchase effectively doubled the size of the United States and was a significant event in American history.
The rebell had made french lost control of santo demingo,made french lost access to Louisiana area. Altimately lead to the Louisiana purchase in Jefferson's presidency.
The territories acquired by the Louisiana Purchase. Texas. California, Arizona and New Mexico.
The Louisiana purchase doubled the size of America and we could trade more
The date of the Louisiana Purchase was April 30, 1803
The westward expansion was the most significant result of the Louisiana Purchase in America. The purchase was made in 1803.
The US bought the Louisiana purchase from France in 1803.
The U.S. didnt purchase Louisiana Territory from Britain they purchased it from France!!
The Louisiana Purchase refers to America buying Louisiana from France. This happened in 1803, during the presidency of Thomas Jefferson.
Jefferson made the Louisiana Purchase from the French.
No. President Jefferson acquired Louisiana in 1803.
The Northwest territories were part of the Louisiana Purchase which we bought from France. NO!!! the Louisiana purchase had nothing to do with the noethwest!!!!!!!1
it doubled the size of America at that time