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Why is the Louisiana Purchase treaty an important document in the study of Manifest Destiny?

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Hi Xavier,

The Louisiana Purchase was important to the notion of Manifest Destiny because it was the first expansion of United States territory since American independence was won. The acquisition of Louisiana Territory doubled the size of the nation.

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