President Thomas Jefferson sent his secretary, Meriwether Lewis, and William Clark to explore the Louisiana Purchase. What did they find?
Between 1803 and 1806, Lewis and Clark walked 8,000 miles from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean and back again. They contacted Indian groups, added to scientific knowledge, and proved that it was possible to cross America overland.
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