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In 1803, the United States bought about 828,000 square miles of french territory
It stretched from the Mississippi River to the rocky Mountains, and from the Gulf of Mexico to the Canadian border in the north.
15 states were created
They controlled more of the present day United States than any other European Power. Their territory stretched from New Orleans northeast to the Great Lakes and as far north as present day Montana