Land bought by the U.S. from France in 1803 for $15,000,000: it extended from the Mississippi to the Rocky Mountains & from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada.
A former territory of the western United States extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. It was purchased from France on April 30, 1803, for $15 million and officially explored by the Lewis and Clark expedition (1804–1806).
Louisiana-purchase Sentence Examples
Bowman, The Administration of Iowa, a Study in Centralization (New York, 1903), an able presentation of the present administrative system in the light of its historical development; William Salter, Iowa, the first Free State in the Louisiana Purchase (Chicago, 1905); B.
That part which lies east of the mountains was included in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 and became successively a part of Missouri Territory in 1812, of Nebraska Territory in 1854, of Dakota Territory in 1861 and of Idaho Territory in 1863; that which lies west of the mountains became successively a part of Oregon Territory in 1848, of Washington Territory in 1853 and of Idaho Territory in 1863.
North Dakota formed part of the region ceded by France to the United States by the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.
~ Total, 27,604,509, exclusive of at least some hundreds of thousands Louisiana purchase from France.
of the mountains was a part of the Louisiana Purchase (1803), the W.