Purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France in 1803 doubled the size of the United States. The expansion was driven by a quest for inexpensive land for yeoman farmers and slave owners.A second and final war with Britain was fought in 1812. The expansion of slavery was increasingly controversial and fueled political and constitutional battles, which were resolved by compromises.
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