Louisiana purchase western half of the mississippi river basin purchased in 1803 from france by the united states. The transfer would be recognized in st.
In 1800 see the state of the union in 1800.
United states map before louisiana purchase. Boundaries inlandwaters location keywords. The louisiana purchase french. The map was created for the centennial of the louisiana purchase in 1903.
Change map december 20 1803 the united states purchased louisiana from 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. Growth of united states 1776 1853 historical maps of the united states and north america.
Vente de la louisiane sale of louisiana was the acquisition of the territory of louisiana by the united states from france in 1803. The territory of the united states before and after the louisiana purchase borders political historical country borders. This map of the united states highlights in red the territory included in the louisiana purchase.
Louis in upper louisiana on march 10 1804 known as three flags day. The purchase doubled the size of the united states greatly strengthened the country materially and strategically and provided a powerful impetus to westward expansion. This was a mere three years before the louisiana purchase which doubled the size of the country.
This is the date of the formal turnover in new orleans. The northwest territory was one of the first big land grants to expand the boundaries of the united states. The united states before the louisiana purchase political physical historical louisiana purchase physical features country borders historical event.
Bought from france in 1803 the 820 000 square miles would eventually be split among the 16 states whose borders are outlined in black. In 1803 the united states negotiated the purchase of the louisiana territory from france for 15 million. Issued in august 1804 this is the first published map to show the entire louisiana purchase as part of the united states a note on abraham bradley s june 2 1804 map of the united states makes it the first to mention the cession but that map shows only a small portion of the louisiana territory just west of the mississippi river it is.
The purchase of louisiana 1803 almost doubled the original area of the u s. Growth of nation louisiana purchase spanish territor iso topic categories. Growth of nation louisiana purchas iso topic categories.
A map of the united states showing the extent of the country prior to and after the louisiana purchase from france in 1803. A base map showing the extent of the united states prior to the purchase of the louisiana from france in 1803. See which states came out of this territory.
Oceans location inlandwaters keywords. The purchase was completed on april 30 1803. With a stroke of a pen america doubled in size making it one of the largest nations in the world.
The sale included over 600 million acres at a cost of less than 3 cents an acre in what today is the better part of 13 states between the.