Compare And Contrast Lewis And Clark

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Lewis and Clark’s Expedition To many Americans, the Lewis and Clark expedition was fundamental in discovering the vastness that lay beyond the Mississippi River. Lewis and Clark discovered new things and paved the way for many settlements. Along their journey, they encountered indians, new regions, and wildlife they had never seen before. In the beginning, Thomas Jefferson had just bought the Louisiana Territory. He needed someone to explore and map all of the land. This task, he gave to his friend Meriwether Lewis. Lewis then asked his friend, William Clark to be his companion. The two men set off on the expedition in 1804. Lewis and Clark left from St. Louis and began traveling down the Mississippi River on a keelboat. They were accompanied
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