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Chapter 11 Section 3 McDougal Littell. Students will be able to : trace the events that led to the purchase of the Louisiana Territory. describe the Lewis.

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1 Chapter 11 Section 3 McDougal Littell

2 Students will be able to : trace the events that led to the purchase of the Louisiana Territory. describe the Lewis and Clark and Pike expeditions. analyze the impact of the Louisiana Purchase and early exploration of the West.

3 How did pioneers west of the Appalachian Mtns ship their goods? Cattle hogs, corn, and tobacco were sent on boats from the Ohio River to New Orleans via the Mississippi River to sell overseas or to the east coast. Explain how the U.S. purchased the LA Territory. 1.French gave Spain the territory after the French and Indian War s Spain gave LA back to French 3.Spain closed New Orleans to American shipping 4.President Jefferson offered to buy New Orleans; Napoleon offers to sell all of Louisiana Territory What was almost a show stopper. The Constitution did not address the purchase of land by a president. Jefferson believed in literal interpretation of the Constitution. New land was needed for farmers What was the final outcome? April 30, 1803 U.S. buys territory for $15 mil Size of the U.S. is doubled

4 Fill in the question40 explorers led by Meriwether Lewis and Lieutenant William Clark traveled the upper part of the Louisiana Territory. Write a statement pertaining to this section Find a water route via the Missouri River across North America. Establish good relations w/Native Americans Describe the (laf) landscape, animals and foliage they encountered. (you might say they were fed up) Fill it in Lewis Journals Clark Maps an drawings Fill it in Riverboats and canoes Packhorses Hiking Fill it in Sacajawea and friendly Nat Am helped exp to cross the Rocky Mtns to Columbia River. November 1805 reached the Pacific Ocean.

5 An 1804 border dispute led to surveyors identifying Walton County as part of NC 1789 – University of Chapel Hill 1795 – University of North Carolina 1792 – Raleigh becomes state capital Source:

6 1806 – Zebulon Pike sets out with expedition to explore the lower part of Louisiana Purchase Find the sources of the Arkansas and Red Rivers Reached Rocky Mtns. Saw peak – tried but couldnt climb – Named for Pike Reached Rio Grande in Spanish Territory Pike and men arrested Released in 1807 Result in valuable descriptions of the Great Plains and Rio Grande Valley Compare the Lewis and Clark Expedition with Pikes expedition Lewis and Clark Pike

7 What were some advantages to exploration What was the effect of Pikes report? What did Southerners fear? Summarize the two sections First good maps of LA territory Tales, scientific, and geographical info Interest in fur trade increased Pike stated the Great Plains were desert People thought that the Plains would be useless for farming. Balance would be uneven btwn free and slave states New states would apply for statehood as free states Slavery might eventually be banned


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