#AmericanTrivia What did Thomas Jefferson expect Lewis and Clark to accomplish in their exploration of the Louisiana Territory?

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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