Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase

Spotlight On American History

The Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the United States and opened the nation to the West. This book follows the history and politics that led up to this momentous land deal. Readers will learn about important events that affected the purchase, from the French Revolution and rise of Napoleon Bonaparte to American westward expansion. Important figures include Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Lewis and Clark, and Napoleon. Eye-catching visuals accompany accessible text to give students a deep understanding of the topic, while primary sources give a rich sense of historical context. Readers will love reliving Thomas Jefferson?s successful presidency, and his greatest achievement?the Louisiana Purchase.

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ISBN: 978-1-5081-4962-0
Author: Sean O'Donoghue
Copyright: 2017
Reading Level: Grades 4-6
Interest Level: Grades 3-8
Dimensions: 7 1/8" x 8 1/2"