The Louisiana Purchase: A Captivating Guide to a Major Turning Point in the History of the United States of America, Captivating History
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The Louisiana Purchase: A Captivating Guide to a Major Turning Point in the History of the United States of America

Author: Captivating History

Narrator: Jason Saffir

Unabridged: 3 hr 11 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Findaway Voices

Published: 08/01/2023

Genre: History - United States - State & Local - South (al, Ar, Fl, Ga, Ky, La, Ms, Nc, Sc, Tn, Va, Wv)


The history of the Louisiana Purchase: The greatest land deal in history!

Do you know the WHOLE story about the Louisiana Purchase? From the first Europeans and Native Americans to its purchase from France and first explorations? Some people thought it cost too much and was too much land, while others saw it as the future of the United States. Who was right? Did France even have the right to sell the Louisiana Territory to the US? How did the Louisiana Territory go from being a vast wilderness to the central states? How did things end up the way they are today?

In this audiobook, you will learn about the following:

Louisiana Territory under Spanish rule, French rule, and then as part of the United StatesThe reason the Louisiana Purchase happenedGreat explorers like Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and Zebulon PikeGreat leaders like Napoleon, Thomas Jefferson, and William C.C. ClaiborneThe conspiracy of a former vice president to conquer LouisianaThe top-ranking general who was also a spyThe real story behind SacagaweaHow Louisiana and Missouri became states and why it was so controversialHow the Louisiana Purchase played a role in the Trail of Tears and the Civil WarHow an enslaved person became an important explorer of the American West

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