Presentation on theme: " By Lonnie Jacob and David S.. Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. He bought it for $15 million The Emperor of France sold."— Presentation transcript:
Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. He bought it for $15 million The Emperor of France sold it to Jefferson because he needed the money for his army.
Jefferson sent Lewis And Clark to explore the new land In 1804 Lewis and Clark left St. Charles It took 2 whole years! They Traveled the Missouri river The blue is where Lewis and Clark traveled.
Sacajawea traveled with Lewis and Clark for part of the journey. She was a Shoshone Indian woman. She helped Lewis and Clark get horses from the Shoshone Indians and translated with other native Americans. Sacajawea had brought her new born baby on the journey and Clark called him Pompom. Sacajawea was honored by being put on a coin