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In 1803 the United States made the Louisiana Purchase.  Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd President of the United States at the time.  Jefferson bought the land from France.  The land covered the Mississippi River Valley and land to the west.  It also included the city of New Orleans.

Jefferson sent Lewis and Clark to explore the land.  Lewis and Clark traveled all the way to the Pacific Ocean.  They traveled through the lands of the Cheyenne, Crow, Chinook and others.  They saw herds of buffalo.

Look at the map of the Louisiana Purchase below.

 

The United States made the Louisiana Purchase from

England.
France.
Spain.

 

The Louisiana Purchase was made by President

Washington.
Taylor.
Jefferson.

 

President Jefferson had the Louisiana Purchase explored by

Davis and Clark
Lewis and Clark
Lewis and Jefferson

 

The Louisiana Purchase included the states of Arkansas and

Louisiana
Tennessee
Kentucky

 

Lewis and Clark traveled through the land of the

Inuit
Seminole
Cheyenne

 

 

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