During the time that Thomas Jefferson was president, the land surrounding New Orleans, and areas West of the Mississippi were in a volitile situation. With the risk of France possibly settling the land it meant turmoil with Brittain, and a possible empire closing in on the Western bordr of young America.
What can Jefferson do to make peace, and head off trouble with European powers? Jefferson makes the controversial move to purchase the land rights to the unknown area West of the Mississippi from France. Will Napoleon go for the deal? Does he need money worse than new lands to add to his empire? Will a war be declared against France?
Listen and share the worries that are on the shoulders of Thomas Jefferson as he awaits the word that will either seal a fate of more war, or start an era of peace.