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1 Objective: To examine the causes and effects of the Louisiana Purchase. Do Now:Why is Toussaint L’Ouverture considered to be a hero in Haiti? (p. 272)
2 The Haitian Revolution In 1801, Toussaint L'Ouverture led black slaves in a revolt in Haiti against the French, killing 35,000 French soldiers.• Haiti became an independent nation in 1804.Video: (6:35)Freeing Haiti (Segment from Africans in America: Brotherly Love: 1791–1831)
3 The Louisiana Purchase France was on the brink of war with Great Britain and needed money.Therefore, the French leader, Napoleon, sold all of Louisiana to the U.S. for $15 million in 1803.
4 * The Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the U.S.!
5 (left) William Clark and (right) Meriwether Lewis Lewis and ClarkLewis and Clark were sent to find an all water route across the continent.The party consisted of 33 people and Lewis’ dog.(left) William Clark and (right) Meriwether Lewis
7 Sacagawea, a Shoshone woman, served as their guide and interpreter.
8 Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Expedition: A Partial Supply List Mathematical Instruments:surveyor’s compasshand compasstelescopechronometer (needed to calculate longitude)Clothing:45 flannel shirtscoatsshoeswoolen pantsblanketsknapsacksstockings
9 Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Expedition: A Partial Supply List Camp Supplies:150 yards of cloth to be oiled and sewn into tents and sheets30 steels for striking to make firehandsawshatchetswhetstonesiron corn millmosquito curtains10 1/2 pounds of fishing hooks and fishing lines12 pounds of soap193 pounds of "portable soup" (a thick paste concocted by boiling down beef, eggs and vegetables)three bushels of saltwriting paper, ink and crayons
10 Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Expedition: A Partial Supply List Arms and Ammunition:15 prototype Model 1803 muzzle-loading .54 caliber riflesknives500 rifle flints420 pounds of sheet lead for bullets176 pounds of gunpowder packed in 52 lead canisters1 long-barreled rifle that fired its bullet with compressed air, rather than by flint, spark and powder
11 Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Expedition: A Partial Supply List Medicine and Medical Supplies:50 dozen Dr. Rush’s patented "Rush’s pills"lancetsforcepssyringestourniquets1,300 doses of physic1,100 hundred doses of emetic3,500 doses of diaphoretic (sweat inducer)other drugs for blistering, salivation and increased kidney output
12 Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Expedition: A Partial Supply List Traveling Library:Barton’s Elements of BotanyAntoine Simon Le Page du Pratz’s History of LouisianaRichard Kirwan’s Elements of MineralogyA Practical Introduction to Spherics and Nautical AstronomyThe Nautical Almanac and Astronomical Ephemerisa four-volume dictionarya two-volume edition of Linnaeus (the founder of the Latin classification of plants)tables for finding longitude and latitudemap of the Great Bend of the Missouri River
13 Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Expedition: A Partial Supply List Presents for Indian Tribes Encountered:12 Dozen pocket mirrors4,600 Sewing needles144 Small scissors10 Pounds (4.5 kilograms) of sewing threadSilk ribbonsIvory combsHandkerchiefsYards of bright-colored cloth130 Rolls of tobaccoTomahawks that doubled as pipes288 Knives20 Pounds (9 kilograms) of assorted beads, mostly blue5 Pounds (2 kilograms) of small, white, glass beads
14 Lewis and Clark did not find an all water route across the continent. However, they:- learned a lot about the land and- started friendly relations with Native American tribes.Concluding Video (2:27)