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美国政府以每英亩3分钱的代价买下密西西比河沿岸的土地。你知道这些土地现在价值多少钱吗?

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参议院于18031020日批准路易斯安那购买条约 (Louisiana Purchase Treaty)

在十九世纪时的美国,许多拓荒者与农场主人很早就迁徙到西部,以便在密西西比河以西的平原、山丘,与山上开始新的生活。如果不是美国参议院在18031020日以24票同意7票反对的结果,批准了「路易斯安那购买条约」,那么这些迁徙活动也不会发生了。这个协定让美国得以用每英亩3分钱的代价,买下密西西比河西岸的大批土地,这也让美国的领土增加了一倍之多。


In the 1800s, in the United States, pioneers and homesteaders eagerly moved west to start a new life in the plains, hills and mountains west of the Mississippi River. This movement could not have happened without the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, approved by the Senate on October 20, 1803, by a vote of 24-to-7. The agreement, which provided for the purchase of the western half of the Mississippi River basin from France at a price of less than 3 cents per acre, doubled the size of the country.

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