New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_A9238
A map showing the territory gained by the Louisiana Purchase, n.d.
What is this document?
What are maps used for?
What is this a map of?
The United States as we know it used to be divided between what countries, as indicated on this map? How could those countries have land claims here?
What states came from the Louisiana Purchase?
After analyzing this map, what cultural influences did the United States have?
How does this map explain why cities in the modern United States have names such as El Paso, Santa Fe, Chula Vista, New Orleans, and Baton Rouge?
What Native American groups originally inhabited this land? What were the effects of the Louisiana Purchase on Native Americans?
Math: Investigate the current exchange rate between France and the United States. Convert the costs of popular items between the currencies.
Science: What new plants and animals did the Corps of Discovery find?
English Language Arts: Write a journal entry about exploring the Louisiana Purchase.
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