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The Louisiana Purchase

Burgan, Michael (Book - 2002 )
The Louisiana Purchase
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Looks at the political and economic history of the region between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains which, when purchased by Jefferson in 1803, doubled the size of the United States and led the way to further expansion.
Authors: Burgan, Michael
Title: The Louisiana Purchase
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, c2002
Characteristics: 48 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm
Contents: A vast frontier
Spainish Louisiana
Fighting for the river
Two treaties
Napoléon's dream
Jefferson's dream
Warning of war
A great bargain
A great nation
Summary: Looks at the political and economic history of the region between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains which, when purchased by Jefferson in 1803, doubled the size of the United States and led the way to further expansion.
ISBN: 0756502101
Branch Call Number: 973.46 Bu
Statement of Responsibility: by Michael Burgan
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: United States Territorial expansion Louisiana Purchase Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 Relations with Americans
Topical Term: Louisiana Purchase
LCCN: 2001004740
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