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  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    The Expedition of Lewis and Clark Anthony Price 1/13/14 NIC History 111 Long before Thomas Jefferson was the President of the United States he had aspirations to know what was beyond the Mississippi River. The purchase of the Louisiana Territory from the French in 1803 opened the door to President Jefferson’s opportunity to send explorers across the continent. At that time‚ nearly the whole population of the United States lived within 50 miles of the Atlantic Ocean. Because

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  • The Lewis and Clark Expedition

    English 10 ­ Block 1  11 April 2014  The Lewis and Clark Expedition  Thesis Statement: Because of America’s need to expand‚ The Lewis and Clark Expedition‚ led by  Meriwether Lewis and William Clark‚ introduced the country to previously uncharted territory  and was a benchmark for change in America.  I. Cultural context  A. Need to expand (Gunderson 4­5).  B. Hiding from France and Spain (Gunderson 6­7‚ Huntington 1).  II. Important person(s)  A. Meriwether Lewis  1. Secretary to the president (Huntington 2)

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    could you convince others to trust in your choice? In early June of 1805‚ Lewis and Clark were faced with such a problem. As the Corps of Discovery ventured up the Missouri River‚ they arrived at a junction of streams: one leading northwest and the other taking a turn for the south. Selecting the wrong path would have been disastrous for the party‚ potentially bringing the expedition to an untimely end. However‚ Lewis and Clark stay constant in their pursuit of the west coast and confidently decide

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  • The Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Great expeditions have been made for many years; however‚ one of the best expeditions was the Lewis and Clark expedition. Although Lewis and Clark did not technically “find” anything‚ the expedition was important to American history and helped people gain knowledge and provided individuals with inquisitiveness of what was in the West. The knowledge gained through the expedition‚ helped improve the colony’s knowledge and helped lead to even more important advances in American history. Lewis was born

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  • The Lewis and Clark Expedition

    The Lewis and Clark Expedition‚ a force of a little more than thirty men sponsored by President Thomas Jefferson‚ began the exciting mission of exploration of American history in May 14th‚ 1804. They had been ordered to travel through the newly purchased Louisiana Territory‚ the completely unknown Oregon country and finally reach the Pacific Ocean‚ drawing maps and journaling their experiences for those in the future. Jefferson chose his personal secretary‚ Meriwether Lewis‚ an intelligent and

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  • The Lewis and Clark Expedition

    the development of America. The Lewis and Clark expedition‚ also known as the Corps of Discovery‚ stands prominently at the top part of this list. The Lewis and Clark Expedition has had a significant political‚ social‚ and economic effect on America. They were the first to map out the west and set off westward expansion. Without the success of the expedition growth of America would have taken five times as long‚ as predicted by Thomas Jefferson. The Expedition had a drastic political effect on

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  • Lewis and Clark Expedition and Clark Trail Heritage

    adventures of Lewis and Clark in a video game‚ but she needs your help. She wants the game to be awarded Top 10 Kudos like Super Mario‚ Rock Band‚ and SimCity. Read all the directions first and follow them carefully to get this new expedition rolling. (12 points) Score 1. Evaluate each of the following websites and choose the three that provide the best explanation and description of the expedition. Explain each of your choices. • Lewis and Clark http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/ • Lewis and Clark

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  • Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark Expedition

    What did the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis & Clark Expedition accomplish? How did Aaron Burr and the Supreme Court interfere with Jefferson’s otherwise successful first term? The inauguration of Thomas Jefferson as the nation’s third president marked a turning point in America. While the Federalists were fading as a political force‚ he was able to complete the Louisiana Purchase and more than double the size of the United States‚ expanding west and broadening the horizons for the future of

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  • American History: The Lewis And Clark Expedition

    Lewis and Clark Many lives changed in the early 1800’s with the expansion of U.S. territory after the Louisiana Purchase. President Jefferson wanted this new area to be explored‚ so he asked Meriwether Lewis if he would be commanding officer and leader of the expedition. The Lewis and Clark Expedition meant great changes to American history by discovering new plants and animals‚ making friendships with the Natives‚ and exploring new areas. Meriwether Lewis‚ born in 1774 on August 18 near Ivy

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  • The Jeffersonian Era: Lewis and Clark Expedition

    year of 1804‚ two men led an expedition of discovery that expanded a young nation’s economic potential‚ increased its scientific understanding‚ and as well as enhanced its worldwide reputation. The significant westward expansion was called the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The United States third president‚ Thomas Jefferson‚ named Meriwether Lewis the main leader of the expedition and Lewis chose William Clark to accompany him on his glorious journey. Meriwhether Lewis was a veteran of Indian wars

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