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...ad a major accomplishment in his first term by securing the Louisiana Purchase from the French. The Louisiana Purchase nearly doubled the size of the United States. This purchase was one of the most massive land trades in history involving an area larger than many European countries today. All or parts of 15 Western states would eventually be carved from this land. Without the push for westward expansion from the non-federalists, our nation would be missing much of the land that Americans call home today. The revolution of 1800 resulted in a political shift from federalists to non-federalists. This shift was one of the biggest shifts in American history. It had many dramatic results for the nation including a change in power, repealing many acts, and expanding to the west. This bloodless revolution is what transformed America into the creation in the present.
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