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What Was the Louisiana Purchase? Cerebri Learning US History #1


Cerebri Learning US History #1: The Louisiana Purchase
The Louisiana Purchase is responsible for the US getting hundreds of thousands of Square miles of land, but how did it happen? Why was the land sold? How did this effect the Native Peoples there? Learn all this and more in
this video.

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