Introduction: For the next two days you will be working in the computer lab to complete a webquest on the Louisiana Purchase. This is a major event in the history of our country, which took place in the early 1800s. At the time of this major land purchase Thomas Jefferson was the President of the United States. This event is named for the piece of land that France sold to the U.S.
Directions: You will work independently to complete this assignment. While answering the questions about the Louisiana Purchase be sure to record your answers on the answer sheet. This is designed to increase your knowledge of this topic using your reading, thinking and map skills. You will learn the answers to these questions by exploring and investigating the different websites provided. Keep in mind that you may need to use more than one website to find a certain answer.
Websites for you to explore about the Louisiana Purchase: http://www.sonofthesouth.net/texas/louisiana-purchase.htm http://www.tlaupp.com/LPTerritory.html http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:LouisianaPurchase.png http://gatewayno.com/history/LaPurchase.html http://americanhistory.about.com/od/thomasjefferson/a/tj_lapurchase.htm http://www.nps.gov/archive/jeff/lewisclark2/circa1804/heritage/louisianapurchase/louisianapurchase.htm Name________________________ Period____