What 's the Deal?: Jefferson, Napoleon and the Louisiana Purchase

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What 's the Deal?: Jefferson, Napoleon and the Louisiana Purchase

by Rhoda Blumberg

First Release:

October 1998

ISBN: 0792270134

Thomas Jefferson knew that if our infant country were to be truly independent, it must control the Mississippi River via Louisiana. The territory then belonged to Spain, but was coveted by the Emperor Napolean as France’s foothold in the New World. Here is a fascinating behind-the-scenes view of the power struggle that resulted in out country’s westward expansion. Dozens of prints. Maps. Bibliography. Time line. Index.

 
  • ISBN: 0792270134
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: National Geographic
    Dewey Classification: 973.4
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 9.5, Points: 3
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