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The historical audacity of the Louisiana Purchase - Judy Walton

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When the French offered up the Louisiana Territory, Thomas Jefferson knew this real estate deal was too good to pass up. How did the President justify the purchase that doubled the size of the United States? Judy Walton provides President Jefferson's reasoning.

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  • Educator Judy Walton
  • Sound Designer Kevin Jaako
  • Artist Rohit Tandon
  • Animator Sumit Seru
  • Narrator Judy Walton

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