Louisiana Purchase

It’s been said that the Louisiana Purchase was the greatest real estate deal in history.  Do you agree?

Check out these links to gather important information to help you answer this question. Use the boxes and bullets format to help keep your notes organized.

Ducksters: Get the straight up facts about the LP at this site

Social Studies for Kids: An article with a few links to give more information about the people involved.

Kids Discover: This link shows a map of the Purchase

History Channel: This short video explains more about the “deal of the century.”

Britannica Kids: Hmmm…maybe the LP brought some problems to the country, too. Was it really a good thing?  Watch this short clip for more information