Lewis and Clark Expedition
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The paper discusses two major achievements of the Jefferson administration; the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The paper examines what spurred Jefferson to launch the expedition and relates its important results, including mapping the route, meeting, detailing and forming a bond with many of the Indian tribes along the way, as well as the scientific investigation of plants, geology and animal species. The paper shows how this expedition would lead the way for the great expansion into the West.
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