2 edition of Louisiana Purchase and its peoples found in the catalog.
Louisiana Purchase and its peoples
Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Conference (2003 New Orleans, La.)
by Louisiana Historical Association and Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette in Lafayette, La
Written in English
|Statement||edited by Paul E. Hoffman.|
|Contributions||Hoffman, Paul E., 1943-., Louisiana Historical Association., University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Center for Louisiana Studies.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 322 p. :|
|Number of Pages||322|
|LC Control Number||2003114056|
Although they had no such purchasing directive from Jefferson, they recognized the value of such an opportunity, and moved on it with conviction. Thus, for a sum of $ million, plus forgiveness of debt totaling $ million, the Louisiana Purchase was accomplished by treaty on Ap Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology: Anthropology Goes to the Fair: The Louisiana Purchase Exposition by Don D. Fowler and Nancy J. Parezo (, Paperback) at the best online prices at .
States sought to include West Florida within the Purchase, delimit Louisiana’s borders to its advantage, define the terrain of the land, and govern Louisiana as a new territory with a view to creating new states within the union. Realistic cartographic knowledge of the Louisiana territory in . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology: Anthropology Goes to the Fair: The Louisiana Purchase Exposition by Don D. Fowler and Nancy J. Parezo (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at .
History of the Louisiana purchase exposition. St. Louis, MO, Universal Expositon Publishing Company, Compiled from official sources, this book comprises the history of the Louisiana territory, the story of the Louisiana Purchase, and full account of the great exposition. The book is illustrated with more four thousand photos and engravings. The Louisiana Purchase is considered the greatest real estate deal in history. The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France at a price of $15 million, or approximately four cents an acre. The Louisiana Purchase Treaty was signed in Paris on Ap The ratification of the treaty by the Senate on Octo
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Being totally in the dark on the history of Louisiana and the term "Creole," I started with this book. I still was a little unsure of the term even after reading the book twice, but I blame the term for that more than anything.
Creole is just a hard concept to understand. The book was interesting and well-written/5(26). The Louisiana Purchase and Its Peoples: Perspectives from the New Orleans Conference, is a collection of the papers presented at this meeting of respected scholars.
Focusing on the entire Louisiana Purchase territory, this book encapsulates the wide range of experiences of the various groups impacted Louisiana Purchase and its peoples book directly by the Purchase.
The Louisiana Purchase (French: Vente de la Louisiane 'Sale of Louisiana') was the acquisition of the territory of Louisiana by the United States from France in In return for fifteen million dollars, or approximately eighteen dollars per square mile, the United States nominally acquired a total ofsq mi (2, km 2;acres).Today part of: United States, Arkansas, Iowa.
Louisiana Purchase and its peoples. Lafayette, La.: Louisiana Historical Association and Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, © ) Online version: Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Conference ( New Orleans, La.).
Louisiana Purchase and its peoples. Lafayette, La.: Louisiana Historical. The Louisiana Purchase was an incredible deal for the United States, the final cost totaling less than five cents per acre at $15 million (about $ million in today's dollars).
France's land was mainly unexplored wilderness, and so the fertile soils and other valuable natural resources we know are present today might not have been factored in Author: Colin Stief.
The Louisiana Purchase, often considered the greatest real estate deal in history, had many important political, economic, and social consequences. Not only did it double the size of the United States of America and secure possession of the Mississippi River for the Americans, the Louisiana Purchase also accelerated the political and economic.
The LHA also publishes a number of books related to Louisiana History, including: The Dictionary of Louisiana Biography; The Ten-Year Supplement to the Dictionary of Louisiana Biography; New Orleans in the Gilded Age, and The Louisiana Purchase and Its Peoples.
The Louisiana Purchase doubled the land mass of the United States at the cost of less than three cents (40 cents today) per acre. More importantly, the addition of land was accomplished without warfare which was the most common means of expanding a nation’s land base back then.
This was a huge advance for the young nation. Ultimately, each wetlands group has imprinted its respective territory with its own unique cultural values, in the process giving Louisiana s near sea-level marshes its personality. WASHED AWAY is the first comprehensive look at the settlement, occupation and environmental challenges of these Louisiana coastal communities.5/5(5).
The Louisiana Purchase combines documents and analytical essays timed for the bicentennial year in This timely collection will explain how and why the United States acquired the massive territory that more than doubled the size of the country, the profound social and political changes that came in the wake of the Purchase, its impact on such far reaching topics like the Constitution.
How the Louisiana Purchase Changed the World When Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory from France, he altered the shape of a nation and the course of history.
An image of a brown pelican, a trumpet with musical notes, and the outline of the Louisiana Purchase territory, with the inscription "Louisiana Purchase" round out the design. The Brown Pelican depicted in the lower left area of the quarter, is indigenous to Louisana and shows up in the state's nickname (The Pelican State) and on the state's flag.
Save on ISBN has The Louisiana Purchase and Its Peoples: Perspectives from the New Orleans Conference by et al Paul E. Hoffman (Editor) and over 50 million more used, rare, and out-of-print books. A whole country in commotion: the Louisiana Purchase and the American Southwest. [Patrick G Williams; S Charles Bolton; Jeannie M Whayne;] -- "Looking past the triumphal aspects of the purchase, this book examines the "negotiations among peoples, nations and empires that preceded and followed the actual transfer of territory." Its nine.
On Decemresidents of New Orleans gathered at the Place d’Armes in the city center to watch as the French flag was lowered and the flag of the United States was raised in its place.
Toasts were made to the US president, the French First Consul, and the Spanish king (whose flag had been lowered in a similar ceremony just twenty days earlier), and the celebrations continued Author: Jennifer M. Spear. Later, 13 states or parts of states were carved out of the Louisiana Purchase territory.
Through much of its early history Louisiana was a trading and financial center, and the fertility of its land made it one of the richest regions in America as first indigo then sugar and cotton rose to prominence in world markets.
Many Louisiana planters. Initially the Louisiana Purchase had no affect on Native Americans. It should be noted that the Purchase covered a huge region. In the United States was busy with its main territories east of. Empires of the Imagination takes the Louisiana Purchase as a point of departure for a compelling new discussion of the interaction between France and the United States.
In addition to offering the first substantive synthesis of this transatlantic relationship, the essays collected here offer new interpretations on themes vital to the subject, ranging from political culture to intercultural. So the United States was actually purchasing the right to expand its authority into lands held by indigenous peoples without further interference from Europe.
The Louisiana Purchase was one of the largest land deals in world history and was instrumental in establishing the United States as a. A New York Times Bestseller. The fascinating story of how four great men fought for the Louisiana Purchase, changing the future of our nation.
Jefferson's Great Gamble tells the incredible story of how four leaders of an upstart nation--Jefferson, Madison, Monroe and Livingston--risked the future of their country and their own careers; outwitted Napoleon Bonaparte, the/5.
The Louisiana Purchase and Its Peoples: Perspectives from the New Orleans Conference. The Louisiana Purchase and Its Peoples: Perspectives from the New Orleans Conference. Regular price $ Sale price $ Sale. The New Orleans Riot Anatomy of a Tragedy.
The New Orleans Riot Anatomy of a Tragedy.The European powers (Spain, France, and England) immediately recognized the geographic value of the Louisiana region because of its strategic location adjacent to the Mississippi River. Since the Mississippi River provided an outlet into the Gulf of Mexico for goods in the Ohio Valley region, control of the port city, later known as New Orleans Author: History Bot.In the first chapter, Doolen presents an analytically robust reading of several [End Page ] key texts surrounding the Louisiana Purchase.
His core concern there has to do with American efforts to integrate the cultural and ethnic mélange concentrated around New Orleans into the national body politic.