What did Thomas Jefferson expect Lewis and Clark to accomplish in their exploration of the Louisiana Territory?
Jefferson expected them to study the Indian tribes; describe all birds, trees, plants, flowers, fish, weather systems and geology; map all interior river systems and formally claim the continent for the United States.
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