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President Thomas Jefferson asked Captain Meriwether Lewis and Lieutenant William Clark to explore the new territory acquired with the of 1803?

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Who commissioned Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to form an expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory?

First of all, it was Meriwhether Lewis who was assigned to explore the West. Clark would offer to join up with the Discovery Corp weeks after Meriwether Lewis started his jour

Where did Captain Meriwether Lewis and Captain William Clark go?

Before Lewis met up with Clark, he began the expedition on August 30, 1803 in Pittsburgh PA. Lt. William Clark would offer to join Lewis on the expedition weeks later on Octob

Thomas Jefferson sent Lewis and Clark into the newly acquired Louisiana Territory primarily to?

The expedition's goal as stated by President Jefferson was "to explore the Missouri River, & such principal stream of it as, by its course & communication with the water of th

In 1803 Thomas Jefferson sent Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to do what?

The expedition's goal as stated by President Jefferson was "to explore the Missouri River, & such principal stream of it as, by its course & communication with the water of th