Westward Expansion: The Louisiana Purchase

Westward Expansion: The Louisiana Purchase

Jefferson's plans for the nation depended upon western expansion and access to international markets for American farm products. This vision was threatened, however, when France regained control of Louisiana.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did the concept of 'Westward Expansion' evolve throughout the 19th century?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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