The Historical Audacity of the Louisiana Purchase - Judy Walton

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John Horgan
by TED-Ed
published on 22 March 2021
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When the French offered up the Louisiana Territory, Thomas Jefferson knew this real estate deal was too good to pass up. How did the President justify the purchase that doubled the size of the United States? Judy Walton provides President Jefferson's reasoning.

Lesson by Judy Walton, animation by Sumit Seru, Rohit Tandon and Kevin Jaako.

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TED-Ed, . (2021, March 22). The Historical Audacity of the Louisiana Purchase - Judy Walton. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2319/the-historical-audacity-of-the-louisiana-purchase/

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TED-Ed, . "The Historical Audacity of the Louisiana Purchase - Judy Walton." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 22, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2319/the-historical-audacity-of-the-louisiana-purchase/.

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TED-Ed, . "The Historical Audacity of the Louisiana Purchase - Judy Walton." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Mar 2021. Web. 25 Sep 2021.