Jan 3 2018 archiving early america the united states in 1800. A base map showing the extent of the united states prior to the purchase of the louisiana from france in 1803.
Us map in 1800 prior to the louisiana purchase.
Louisiana purchase us map 1800. Louis in upper louisiana on march 10 1804 known as three flags day. Jan 3 2018 archiving early america the united states in 1800. A map showing the united states before the louisiana purchase.
Growth of nation louisiana purchas iso topic categories. The transfer would be recognized in st. In 1803 jefferson negotiated the louisiana purchase with france.
In return for fifteen million dollars or approximately eighteen dollars per square mile the united states nominally acquired a total of 828 000 sq mi 2 140 000 km 2. The purchase doubled the size of the united states greatly strengthened the country materially and strategically and provided a powerful impetus to westward expansion. Date event change map december 20 1803 the united states purchased louisiana from france this is the date of the formal turnover in new orleans.
It reveals the major political boundaries prior to the louisiana purchase. The louisiana purchase french. In 1800 when the armies of french ruler napoleon bonaparte moved across europe pressuring spain into a corner the territory of louisiana new orleans and a huge slice of land controlled by spain in the now central united states an estimated 827 987 sq miles in size was ceded back to france by spain via the treaty of san ildefonso.
Vente de la louisiane sale of louisiana was the acquisition of the territory of louisiana by the united states from france in 1803. This covered the area around new orleans that was already inhabited and vast territories largely unexplored to the west of the mississippi. Boundaries inlandwaters location keywords.
The map shows the state and territory boundaries and louisiana ceded by spain to france in 1800. United states 1800 this map shows the formation of states up until 1800. The first new state admitted was vermont in 1791 and the last were new mexico and arizona which came into the union in 1912.
Edward eggleston the household history of the united states and its people new york ny. Us map in 1800 prior to the louisiana purchase. Appleton and company 1898 240 map credit.
The united states in 1800. The united states 1800 a map of the united states in 1800. Louisiana purchase western half of the mississippi river basin purchased in 1803 from france by the united states.
The acquisition expanded the united states to the whole of the mississippi river basin but. The purchase was completed on april 30 1803. The united states before the louisiana purchase political physical historical louisiana purchase physical features country borders historical event.
The private collection of roy winkelman. With this acquisition the united states doubled in size and staked its claim to the rest of the continent. United states 1800 a map of the united states in 1800 prior to the louisiana purchase.
The first new state admitted was vermont in 1791 and the last were new mexic.