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Notes #6B: The Louisiana Purchase Chapter 10 Lesson 2 Vocabulary Territory: (n) area of land Expedition: (n) journey Purchase: (n) the

act of buying something Finance: (v) to pay for Notes: I. II. In 1800 how far did the territory of the United States extend? (p. 272) a. As far west as the Mississippi River. Which country owned the land beyond the Mississippi River- known as the Louisiana territory? (p. 272) a. Spain In the early 1800s, why did Americans move west? (p. 272) a. In search of land and adventure. In 1802, President Jefferson discovered that Spain had sold this territory to which individual from France? (p. 273) a. Napoleon Bonaparte from France. Why did Napoleon decide to sell the Louisiana territory? (p. 274) a. Napoleon Bonaparte needed money to finance his war against Britain. Why did the U.S. decide to purchase the Louisiana territory for a bargain price of 15 million? (p. 274) a. The new territory would provide cheap land for farmers for future generations. b. It would U.S. control of the Mississippi River. By how much did the Louisiana territory expand the size of the US? (p. 274) a. It doubled the size of the United States. Because Americans knew little about the land west of the Mississippi, whom did Jefferson send out to explore the new territory? (p. 274-275) a. Jefferson selected Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to explore the Louisiana territory. During the expedition, which Native American woman joined their group as a guide? (p. 275) a. A Shoshone woman named Sacagawea What information did the two explorers collect? (p. 275) a. They collected valuable information about people, plants, animals, and the geography of the West. b. They inspired people to move westward.

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Notes #6B: The Louisiana Purchase Chapter 10 Lesson 2 Vocabulary Territory: (n) ___________________________________________________________ Expedition: (n) __________________________________________________________ Purchase: (n) ___________________________________________________________ Finance: (v) ____________________________________________________________ Notes: I. II. In 1800 how far did the territory of the United States extend? (p. 272) a. As far west as the _____________________. Which country owned the land beyond the Mississippi River- known as the Louisiana territory? (p. 272) a. _____________________ In the early 1800s, why did Americans move west? (p. 272) a. In search of ___________ and ___________. In 1802, President Jefferson discovered that Spain had sold this territory to which individual from France? (p. 273) a. ______________________from France. Why did Napoleon decide to sell the Louisiana territory? (p. 274) a. Napoleon Bonaparte needed money to ______________________against Britain. Why did the U.S. decide to purchase the Louisiana territory for a bargain price of 15 million? (p. 274) a. The new territory would provide cheap ___________for ___________ for future generations. b. It would give U.S. control of the ___________River. By how much did the Louisiana territory expand the size of the US? (p. 274) a. It ___________the size of the United States. Because Americans knew little about the land west of the Mississippi, whom did Jefferson send out to explore the new territory? (p. 274-275) a. President Jefferson selected ______________________and ___________ to explore the Louisiana territory. During the expedition, which Native American woman joined their group as a guide? (p. 275) a. A Shoshone woman named ___________. What information did the two explorers collect? (p. 275) a. They collected valuable information about ___________, ___________, ___________, and the ___________ of the West. b. They inspired people to move ___________.

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Homework for the Louisiana Purchase 1) During Thomas Jefferson’s presidency, how big did the United States grow? 2) What territory did the U.S. purchase during Thomas Jefferson’s presidency? 3) Which country sold the U.S. this territory? 4) Which two individuals led the expedition to explore the Louisiana territory? 5) What did the purchase of the Louisiana territory inspire people to do? 6) Do you think it was a good idea for the U.S. to purchase the Louisiana territory from France?