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    The Louisiana Purchase

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    1. Describe the events leading to the purchase of the Louisiana Territory in 1803. Discuss the terms of the treaty and how Jefferson reconciled his strict interpretation of the Constitution with the acquisition of the territory. Before the Louisiana Purchase in 1803‚ the entire Louisiana territory covered what is today known as the Midwest. The purchase of the land was a monumental step in the expansion of the United States. Thomas Jefferson became the 2nd president of the United States

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    The Louisiana Purchase

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    By: joe The Louisiana Purchase was the purchase of the French province of Louisiana by the United States in 1803. The province stretched from the Mississippi River westward to the Rocky Mountains and from the Gulf of Mexico northward to Canada‚ covering an area equal to that of the United States‚ prior to the purchase. Except for the Mississippi River on the east and Canada on the north‚ the boundaries were indefinite. The United States also claimed West Florida between the Mississippi and Perdido

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    Louisiana Coastal Wetlands: Restore or Retreat Imagine returning to your Hometown 30 to 40 years from now to find it completely replaced by wetlands. This is the reality that many Louisiana natives living along the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico will have to face if coastal erosion continues at the pace it is going. Costello proclaims‚ “Since 1932‚ when the Department of Natural Resources began keeping thorough‚ accurate records‚ Louisiana has lost over 1‚900 square miles or 1.2 million acres of

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    Louisiana Sheriff Elections

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    Louisiana Sheriff Elections By Norman Clark‚ M.P.A. PhD Student‚ Political Science Department Louisiana State University 307 Stubbs Hall‚ Baton Rouge‚ Louisiana 70803-5433 225.287.6547 Nclar11@LSU.edu Paper was presented at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Southwester Social Science Association‚ March 27- 30‚ 2013‚ New Orleans‚ Louisiana. This paper is a section of a dissertation in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctorate of Philosophy in the Department

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    On April 30‚ 1812 the great state Louisiana was founded‚ also known as “The Gumbo Pot”. Tourists visit Louisiana a lot based off of many thigs including; its cultures‚ food‚ and traditions. However ‚ a little known fact is that the state is being washed away by 30 football fields of land each day and soon the state is predicted to be gone‚ actions and precautions are taken we can stop the disaster from happening. Coastal erosion in Louisiana is the process of steady depletion of wetlands‚ along

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    Louisiana Culture

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    Creole vs. Cajun down on the Bayou Louisiana is state with a rich history and a colorful culture. To really understand the culture of Louisiana you need to understand the history of the state and the many different people who settled there. The existing culture of Louisiana was slightly altered every time a different group of people inhabited state. Each of the different nationalities that settled in Louisiana brought their own set of beliefs‚ customs and traditions with them and over time little

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    Texas vs. Louisiana Cheri Lane Globe University Living in Texas vs. Louisiana Texas is the second most populous and the second-largest of the 50 states in the United States of America‚ and the largest state in the 48 contiguous United States (Wikipedia‚ Texas‚ 2013). Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America and is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States ((Wikipedia‚ Louisiana‚ 2013). Texas and Louisiana are two different

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    The Louisiana Purchase

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    The Louisiana Purchase is often credited with being one of Thomas Jefferson’s greatest achievements of his first term as president. The territory was bought from France ‚ whose leader at the time was Napoleon Bonaparte. It was not planned for Jefferson to buy it‚ but it was a very good decision considering the circumstances that were given. “Jefferson knew that it was imperative to have access to the city of New Orleans‚ or eventually lose everything beyond the Appalachians”‚ page 178‚ paragraph

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    Budget Crisis in Louisiana Ejoshua McDonald CJA/454 May 07‚ 2013 Monica Wells Budget Crisis in Louisiana The legislatures of Louisiana are in session at the present moment attempting to find answers for the state’s budget crisis. Like other states‚ the budget of Louisiana has been in shambles for years‚ as legislatures try to find solutions suitable for all citizens. The topic of discussion stem from Gov. Bobby Jindal’s tax swap plan‚ House Speaker Chuck Kleckley’s backing

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    Louisiana Purchase On April 30‚ 1803‚ Thomas Jefferson made a treaty with Napoleon of France called the Louisiana Purchase. The purchase included the acquirement of the New Orleans area and 828‚000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River. Jefferson bought this land from France for $15 million dollars‚ with each acre costing about three cents. The Louisiana Purchase was one of Jefferson’s greatest accomplishments because it more than doubled the size of the United States. The land

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