The Louisiana Purchase

The Louisiana Purchase

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Like many other major events in world history, the Louisiana Purchase is a fascinating mix of destiny and individual energy and creativity. . . . Thomas Jefferson would have been less than human had he not claimed a major share of the credit. In a private letter . . . the president, reviving a favorite metaphor, said he "very early saw" Louisiana was a "speck" that could turn into a "tornado." He added that the public never knew how near… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Wiley (August 20, 2007)

Collection: Turning Points in History

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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