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Its expansion into missouri, southern outrage over federal tariffs, and westward expansion into new territory produced a volatile and persistent debate over slavery that increasingly threatened to divide the american union. He encouraged westward expansion by authorizing the purchase of the port of new orleans, and backed the actions of his ambassadors when they were able to buy all of the louisiana territory for only $15 million. Manifest destiny in 1803, president thomas jefferson purchased the territory of louisiana from the french government for $15 million the louisiana purchased reached from the mississippi river to the rocky mountains and from canada to new orleans, and it doubled the size of the united states. Discover and share westward expansion jefferson quotes explore our collection of motivational and famous quotes by authors you know and love.
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