Louisiana Purchase Lesson for Kids: Summary & Facts

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Who did the United States purchase land from in the Louisiana Purchase?

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1. What was one reason the United States wanted the lands included in the Louisiana Purchase?

2. What was another reason the U.S. wanted the lands included in the Louisiana Purchase?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Louisiana Purchase was an important land deal that happened shortly after the United States became an independent country. The quiz/worksheet combo tests what you know about who the U.S. government bought land from, how much they paid for the land and how the Louisiana Purchase changed the size of the U.S.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz, you will:

  • Point out why the U.S. wanted the lands that were part of the Louisiana Purchase
  • Tell how much the U.S. paid in the Louisiana Purchase deal
  • Give a reason for why the Louisiana Purchase lands were important to the U.S.

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - make sure that you can read information about how the Louisiana Purchase changed the size of the U.S. and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about who the U.S. bought the land from
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to tell the amount of money that the U.S. government paid for the Louisiana Purchase lands

Additional Learning

Discover more about this topic by viewing the lesson named, Louisiana Purchase Lesson for Kids: Summary & Facts. This lesson covers:

  • The amount of land that the U.S. bought as part of the Louisiana Purchase
  • James Monroe
  • The Lewis and Clark Expedition
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