What's the Deal?: Jefferson, Napoleon, and the Louisiana Purchase
National Geographic Society, 1998 - Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes - 144 pages
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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