Louisiana Purchase Effects

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The United States has grown through acquisition, agreement, annexation, and aggression and it has also grown geographically. The Louisiana Purchase was an addition to the United States and it was a cheap expansion. Along with obtaining farmland it also made trade along the Mississippi river easy. A few effects of the Louisiana Purchase was the exploration that Lewis and Clark did and it lead to the Manifest Destiny. A bad effect of the purchase was there were conflicts with the Native Americans and since the US size was doubled there were increases in taxes. The addition of adding California, much of New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and Arizona for the amount of $15 million had both good and bad effects. There were rival plans to build a
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