World History: 1800-1825

World History: 1800-1825

The Louisiana Territory

Readings:

p.4-17 Building an Empire: The Louisiana Purchase
Chapters 1-2 The Louisiana Purchase by Christy Steele
p.18-21 The Louisiana Purchase: From Independence to Lewis and Clark
p.4-22 The Louisiana Purchase by Elizabeth Jaffe

These readings explore what was happening with the French Louisiana Territory before Thomas Jefferson became president.  We will explore more in later lessons.