Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark (Lewis and Clark (President…
Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark
President Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon of France for $15 Million.
President Jefferson of US and Napoleon of France
US bought land from France.
In Louisiana Territory
The significance of the Louisiana Purchase
Doubled the size of the US
because if is bigger there is going to be more people
Gave the US control of the Mississippi River.
they have more water
Gave the US control of New Orleans.
Lewis and Clark
President Jefferson sent Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to explore the newly purchased Louisiana Territory.
Pres Jefferson (sent them), Lewis, Clark, Sacagawea (Indian women who guided Lewis and Clark)
What: Discovery group sent to explore the new territory
Northern part of the US all the way to the Pacific Ocean
To find a waterway from the Atlantic to Pacific Ocean (there was none).
Significance of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Mapped out waterways (rivers).
The people know were the water is