What's the Deal?: Jefferson, Napoleon, and the Louisiana Purchase

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Rhoda Blumberg
National Geographic Soc Childrens books, 1998 - Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes - 144 pages
3 Reviews
This entertaining saga brings to life the intense negotiations between Napoleon and Jefferson over this legendary land deal. Art from the period, maps, a timeline, endnotes, a bibliography, and index give young readers all the resources they need to understand the period in which the Purchase took place.

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User Review  - Katharine - Goodreads

This book is a very interesting and enlightening account of how Jefferson beat the great Napoleon. I am so glad I have this resource for my homeschool. Read full review

Review: What's The Deal?: Jefferson, Napoleon, And The Louisiana Purchase

User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

This book gave me a greater understanding of how we our country ended up with the "Louisiana Purchase". That one decision by Napoleon made a huge impact on history. Read full review

Contents

Cast of Characters
10
Napoleon Eyes North America
17
Spanish Louisiana
24
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Rhoda Blumberg has written about the opening of Japan (1

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