Map of the Louisiana Purchase Territory
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This 1903 map of the United States highlights in red the territory included in the Louisiana Purchase. Bought from France in 1803, the 820,000 square miles would be split eventually among the 16 states whose borders are outlined in black.
This primary source comes from the Records of the Bureau of Land Management.
National Archives Identifier: 594889Full Citation: Map of the Louisiana Purchase Territory; 1903; Records of the Bureau of Land Management, Record Group 49. [Online Version, https://www.docsteach.org/documents/document/map-of-the-louisiana-purchase-territory, August 25, 2016]
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