What issues led to the Louisiana Purchase. Why was Jefferson reluctant to agree to the purchase? Why did he ultimately agree to it? What impact did the purchase and the resultant Lewis and Clark expedition have on developing the United States west of the Mississippi? Give specific examples to support your stance and be sure to provide the relevant facts and citations for your answer.
*** approximately 250-500 words in length. Students must respond in a thoughtful and in-depth way. Must use Scholarly sources
***Please use provided sources***
***Class textbook for Bos Mas 1&2: Shi, D. America, The Essential Learning Edition with Access Code. 2nd edition. 2018 W. W. Norton & Co.
Exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, 1804-1807