February 25, 2017

Homework Help: history

Posted by Mack on Sunday, April 29, 2007 at 4:11pm.

Why was Thomas Jefferson alarmed to learn that the French controlled the Louisiana Territory?

Answer: He was worried about American trade on the Mississippi River. The U.S was afraid that France, under Napoleon Bonaparte, wanted to build empires in North America.

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