Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase

Purpose: Understanding why Jeffereson saw this as an opportunity based upon his belief in yeomen farmers,HLQ:Was Jefferson true to his vision of limited government.In your 400 words address why France was ready to sell and why Jefferson viewed this as an opportunity. Was Jefferson true to his vision of limited government? Was he true to his vision of land as the base of wealth and the yeoman farmer as the model citizen? As always cite your sources
Interesting sources:
The Louisiana Purchase
https://www.monticello.org/thomas-jefferson/louisiana-lewis-clark/the-louisiana-purchase/http://avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/louis1.asphttp://avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/2us245.asphttp://www.gatewayno.com/history/LaPurchase.html