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The Lewis & Clark Expedition 10 MOST IMPORTANT FACTS
Strict Interpretation??? ► Jefferson believed in a strict interpretation of the Constitution and the Constitution said nothing about the President’s right to buy land but he also believed in a nation of farmers.
NUMBER 1 ► In 1803 Louisiana was purchased for $15 Million from France.
NUMBER 2 ► The Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the United States.
NUMBER 3 ► The expedition was led by Lewis and Clark
NUMBER 4 ► Sacagawea was a Native American woman who helped Lewis and Clark. ► They were able to ► Travel all the way to ► The Pacific Ocean.
NUMBER 5 ► Accurate maps were the most important effects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
NUMBER 6 ► A growth in fur trade resulted from the Lewis and Clark expedition
NUMBER 7 ► A mistaken view of the Great Plains resulted from Pike’s inaccurate description
NUMBER 8 ► America’s fierce determination to keep New Orleans, a revolt in a French colony, and France’s costly war with Britain are all possible factors that could have led Napoleon to sell the Louisiana Territory.
NUMBER 9 ► York was the first black man that many Native Americans had ever seen
NUMBER 10 ► Lewis and Clark conclusively proved there was not an all- water route across the continent.