The Most Profitable Purchase in History: U.S. Purchase of Louisiana Region for 15 Million Dollars from Napoleon

When the dates show 1803, the president of the time, Thomas Jefferson, bought Louisiana, which corresponds to almost a third of America's area, for just $ 15 million from Napoleon Bonaparte.
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America's st. The city of Louis, whose name comes from the 14th Louis, is the city that gave the name to the state of Louisiana. Those who founded the city are French. If we said the state, its size in the early 1800s is huge. It will cover 1 in 3 of America.

this region bought this area from france in 1803. The name at the beginning of France is napoleon. Agreement made for 15 million. Of course it must have been a huge amount of money then, maybe billions of dollars. Napoleon and France wanted to provide the power they needed urgently in Europe with this money.

what they don't know is that because this region was not mapped, it was actually much larger than they thought. they sold the intersection basin of mississippi and missouri, in reality this river basin covers one third of America as I said, from south to north. In those years, only 1 in 3 of America was mapped and its dimensions were known. the rest of the middle, and especially the west, was never known.
the dimensions of louisiana at that time are proof of how huge the sale was.
so if this were not for sale and they knew that they were selling a region several times the size of France, maybe they wouldn't, and today there would be a much more interesting map of America.

it has indeed been the most profitable real estate business in history.
"How did napoleon make such nonsense?" You might say
Because today, a quarter of the US territory has passed to the USA thanks to this sale.

however, the goose has many more legs. those lands have already been lost after seven years of war. but France took back Louisiana as a result of a secret agreement with Spain in 1800. however, this rollback is mostly on paper. the administration of the region remained in the spanish again. Also, France was at war in those years and there was little chance against Britain in maritime wars. In this case, it is unlikely to rule those lands. As a result, France has sold these lands, which it has not already administered, to the United States for money. even so that the official transfer of these lands to France came after the sale agreement was signed. and if he hadn't already sold it, he would be out of hand as a result of the war he lost in 1815. so he wouldn't see any good.
It is an event that uniquely shaped the history of the United States and therefore the whole world.
Although thomas jefferson was a great opposition for this exchange, it was actually a diplomatic achievement because it had much more significant returns than ordinary people had seen and probably provided the united states as we know it now.

is that so? Of course, if Thomas Jefferson had done it, we could say diplomatic success, but we cannot say that it was not he who convinced Napoleon for this shopping. "Who was that?" before answering the question, "why is it so important?" Let's answer the question.

During the quasi war in the last period of the president, john adams, before thomas jefferson, the french already damaged the united states, which are already trying to straighten their waist and saved themselves from the hands of the British, with their present value of about two hundred million dollars. During these wars all at sea, the navy of the trade of the United States was heavily damaged. moreover, the french never engaged in land warfare, it is very likely that in such a case the story of the united states could either end completely or become an ordinary colonized state.
Thomas Jefferson decided to improve his diplomatic relations with France after such an event, but on the other hand, the interests of the United States were clashing with France on the island of Hispaniola [today's Haiti and Dominican Republic].

under these conditions, if the continent of america had attracted Napoleon's attention to the east, it was not unlikely that he would succeed, and it would be the USA that would suffer the most. so this event, which can be described as simply pulling napoleon and france from the continent of america by collecting the stone comb, was the opportunity that thomas jefferson could seek.

So what was the reason for Napoleon to do this movement? Another view of the above is the napoleon's desire to move east and the aedes aegypti in louisiana, which transmits yellow fever.

This disease, which killed 60% of Napoleon's staff in Louisiana and its senior generals and who had no treatment at that time, combined with the problem of finding clean water and food, was very confident in his military power, "I will go to deal with this place and I will expand to the east." He decided to set Europe on fire (and probably thinking, "Oh, how did I spend it with Americans, I knocked the place like shit").

The problems behind are still unresolved today, and leaving the haiti and dominican republic, fighting corruption, poverty and hunger.

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