Effects of the Louisiana Purchase

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Effects of the Louisiana Purchase

Video Segment |03:24

Describes some of the effects of the Louisiana Purchase. It doubled the size of the country and gave Americans access to more land and natural resources. It also gave the United States control of the Mississippi River and the Port of New Orleans, increasing trade and commerce.

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Related Topics

  • commerce
  • farming
  • France
  • history
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Mississippi River
  • natural resources
  • Port of New Orleans
  • trade
  • United States

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