Presentation on theme: "E XPLORATIONS OF T HE L OUISIANA P URCHASE By: Katlyn Westhoven, Merisa Celestino, Emily Linenkugel, Tori Treadaway, and Paige Beck."— Presentation transcript:
E XPLORATIONS OF T HE L OUISIANA P URCHASE By: Katlyn Westhoven, Merisa Celestino, Emily Linenkugel, Tori Treadaway, and Paige Beck
H ISTORY OF THE L OUISIANA P URCHASE
B IG P LANS F OR F RANCE Leader in the 1800’s- Napoleon Bonaparte Feared by the Europe Rebuild by Europe Planned to move to North America
N EW O RLEANS ! Founded by France in 1718 Fell under Spanish rule Gained interest of President Jefferson TOTO
L OUISIANA P URCHASE French gave the territory without much of a fight. The United States bought the Louisiana Territory for $15 million. It became officially part of the United States on October 20, 1803.
L EWIS AND C LARK
M ISSION OF D ISCOVERY Traveled to Western American Lands To Find out more about them Jefferson sent Meriwether Lewis and William Clark They went to form peaceful relations with the Indians
L EWIS AND C LARK Were searching for a place to settle for the winter headquarters Received help from Sacagawea and Nez Perce’ They often wrote in journals about their discovery Then on March 1806 went home as heroes
P IKE ’ S E XPEDITION
P IKE ’ S E XPEDITION W HY WAS P IKE SENT OUT ? To find the starting point of the Red River To spy on the Spanish To explore the newly purchased lands
W AS P IKE ’ S E XPLORATION A S UCCESS ? Pike was captured and put in jail Once released he went back finding that there were good business opportunities in the South West
T HANKS F OR W ATCHING ! Presentation Quiz: (There is Candy Involved) :)
True or False: New Orleans was founded by the Unites States?
True or False: The United States bought the Louisiana Territory for $15 million.
True or False: To Find out more about the Louisiana Purchase Jefferson sent William Lewis and Meriwether Clark.
True or False: Lewis and Clark received help from Sacagawea and Nez Perce’
True or False: Lewis and Clark often wrote in journals about their discovery
How many years were Lewis and Clark on their Journey?
Colorado’s _____ is named in honor of Zebulon Pike (a mountain)
True or False: Pike was captured and sent to jail.