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1 U.S. Population- it’s growing!

2 The Louisiana Purchase

3 In 1803 President Jefferson sent James Monroe to Paris to negotiate with Napoleon (French ruler) for the Louisiana territory In 1803 President Jefferson sent James Monroe to Paris to negotiate with Napoleon (French ruler) for the Louisiana territory For $15 million the U.S. purchased the territory, about 4 cents/acre For $15 million the U.S. purchased the territory, about 4 cents/acre Largest land deal in history! Largest land deal in history!

4 Toussaint-L’ouverture A former slave in Haiti and the grandson of an African chief A former slave in Haiti and the grandson of an African chief France lost control of Haiti in 1791 when Louverture and other African slaves revolted France lost control of Haiti in 1791 when Louverture and other African slaves revolted Today Haiti is 90% African descent Today Haiti is 90% African descent

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6 Lewis and Clark Jefferson assigned two skilled frontiersmen, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark the task of mapping the Louisiana Territory Jefferson assigned two skilled frontiersmen, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark the task of mapping the Louisiana Territory Lewis & Clark traveled with a crew of 45 explorers and kept detailed journals Lewis & Clark traveled with a crew of 45 explorers and kept detailed journals

7 Sacagawea Wife of a French- Canadian fur trader Wife of a French- Canadian fur trader Hired by Lewis & Clark as guides and interpreters Hired by Lewis & Clark as guides and interpreters She showed explorers where to fish, to hunt, and to find wild vegetables She showed explorers where to fish, to hunt, and to find wild vegetables She also helped trade supplies with American Indians She also helped trade supplies with American Indians

8 NOW A LOOK AT THE MEDITERRANEAN… Jefferson’s Foreign Policy is tested!

9 Click to edit Master subtitle style 11/10/09 Tripolitan War “ From the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli” -The Marines’ Hymn

10  War took place from  Involving Pirates off of the north African coastline, hence the name, North African Barbary States  Included Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Tripoli (now Libya).  War took place from Involving Pirates off of the north African coastline, hence the name, North African Barbary States Included Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Tripoli (now Libya).

11  America was left undefended from pirate attacks on Mediterranean Sea.  Congress capitulated and agreed to pay tribute for many years  People of the nation did not want to make the payments  America was left undefended from pirate attacks on Mediterranean Sea. Congress capitulated and agreed to pay tribute for many years People of the nation did not want to make the payments

12 Click to edit the outline text format Second Outline Level  Third Outline Level Fourth Outline Level  Fifth Outline Level  Sixth Outline Level  Seventh Outline Level  Eighth Outline Level  Ninth Outline LevelClick to edit Master text styles ◦ Second level  Third level  Fourth level  Fifth level 11/10/09  He began his term in 1801  He reduced military and navy  Navies were not as feared, they could not take away liberties Jefferson – A New Era

13 Click to edit the outline text format Second Outline Level  Third Outline Level Fourth Outline Level  Fifth Outline Level  Sixth Outline Level  Seventh Outline Level  Eighth Outline Level  Ninth Outline LevelClick to edit Master text styles ◦ Second level  Third level  Fourth level  Fifth level 11/10/09  The Pasha (military officer) was dissatisfied with the tribute.  Informal declaration of war from The Barbary States of North Africa on the United States of America  SPOILER ALERT: Americans win :D Showdown

14  A pacifistic Jefferson sent ships over to try and surround the port at Tripoli.  USS Philadelphia was captured, destroyed by Decateur to prevent it being used against the U.S.  A pacifistic Jefferson sent ships over to try and surround the port at Tripoli. USS Philadelphia was captured, destroyed by Decateur to prevent it being used against the U.S.

15  A man named William Eaton supported a military coup including a wide array of troops marched to the town of Derna  Decisive victory for America, as it showed the pirates we were a legit threat.  First Battle on Land in United States history.  A man named William Eaton supported a military coup including a wide array of troops marched to the town of Derna Decisive victory for America, as it showed the pirates we were a legit threat. First Battle on Land in United States history.

16  Peace was made with the Barbary States, until only a few years later.  The Marines were created.  Peace was made with the Barbary States, until only a few years later. The Marines were created.

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