What Was the Louisiana Purchase?

Video Segment |03:45

What Was the Louisiana Purchase?

Video Segment |03:45

Teaches that the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 doubled the size of land that the United States claimed, and explains why President Thomas Jefferson ordered Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to explore the Louisiana Purchase. The segment also provides a video quiz that is based on the content of the segment.

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  • Lewis and Clark
  • Louisiana Purchase
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