Genealogy Projects tagged with louisiana purchase on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase Video ( History Channel) The Louisiana Purchase (French: Vente de la Louisiane "Sale of Louisiana") was the acquisition by the United States of America in 1803 of 828,000 square miles of France's claim to the territory of Louisiana. France controlled this vast area from 1699 until 1762, the year it gave the territory to its ally Spain. Under Napoleon Bonaparte , Fra...

  • Blacks of the Old West

    This is a sub-project for the Afro-, Africans throughout the Americas Master Project and the U.S. Westward Expansion/Wild West project. This project is about Blacks of the Old West (outside of the original 13 colonies/states). It not only looks at the Black cowboys , which covers mostly the late 19th century, but the early explorers, scouts, drivers, traders, runaways, fugitives, translators,...