By Matthew , Sophia, and Jarrett
Territory acquired :
France sold 827000 square miles west of the Mississippi River to the U.S
Who it was gained from:
The United States bought the land from France.
Thomas Jefferson made the description and sent Lewis and Clark to explore the territory before purchasing it.
15 states were added to the United States because of the purchase.
Louisiana purchase additional info
1. The Louisiana never had specific boundaries
2. Despite low prices for the land, the U.S. never had enough money in that time to purchase it