Early US History Discussion

Answer the following PROMPT in a 300-word minimum essay, 100 words minimum for each of the 3 questions posed, [there is no maximum limit], QUOTING AND CITING EACH of the 3 assigned sources for this assignment: (1) your textbook, (2) the Doc film or a Pre-Recorded Lecture AT LEAST ONCE. Do not answer in bullet points or in a numbered list, but write at least 3 full paragraphs total in response to the questions posed - remember, at least 100 words minimum for each paragraph. At the end of your essay, YOU MUST post a study question of your own for your fellow students to consider and answer in their response posts. PROMPT:

1. What international conditions of the time persuaded Jefferson to purchase the Louisana Territory? What were his ambitions with this purchase?

2. According to Tecumseh, what effects did the founding of this nation and its expansion west have on the various Native American tribes? How do you explain their treatment at the hands of the whites?

3. Had the colonies of North America (namely the future 13 original colonies of the United States of America) sought for and accomplished a more tolerant relationship with the Native American tribes, do you believe future history for the American Indians could have been different? Why or Why Not? How could it have been different?