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This Day in History: 1803 Louisiana Purchase concluded

Securing the Republic

In the early years of the republic, partisan political infighting and external threats imperiled America’s experiment in democracy. Jefferson’s first election was called the “revolution of 1800”—while a real war (against an old foe) exploded in 1812. The United States survived and thrived during the era, adding to its territorial coffers and opening the vast unexplored land to the west.

Related LibGuide: Academic Video Online by Jennifer Cornell

Monday, April 30, 2018
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