Why did Napoleon decide to sell Louisiana to the United States? a. He discovered there was no gold in this area. b. He needed money to pay for the ongoing war with Britain. c. He wanted to expose the Americans to hostile Native Americans. d. Louisiana was such a small piece of land that it was not important.

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b He also mentioned how he thought/wished the US would eventually surpass the British, but yeah main reason is he needed the $$$  A is unrealistic, and C & D are ridiculous.

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