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Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty


View Down the Mississippi

The U.S. bought this land along the Mississippi for 3 cents an acre. How much do you think it's worth today?

CREDIT: “View down the Mississippi from Fort Snelling, Minn.,” 1880-1899. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-D4-4689.

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