The historical audacity of the Louisiana Purchase - Judy Walton
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Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton clashed over many ideas beyond implied powers. One was their vision for the country; Jefferson wanted an agrarian nation of small, independent farmers, and Hamilton desired an industrialized, urban-based nation. How did Jefferson’s purchase of the Louisiana Territory actually work against his own vision for America? Research the development of the Louisiana Territory in its first hundred years. What types of people go to the Territory, what cities arise, and what types of activities are people engaged in?
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