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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 are Meriwether Lewis and William Clark?

meriwether Lewis & William clark are famos explores . thomas Jefferson made Lewis & clark to explore the unknow territority. that is who meriwether Lewis & William clark.

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

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark what did they do?

Thomas Jefferson had dreamed of exploring the West for at least 20 years before he even became President. In 1783 he had even asked Clark's brother, George, to take on the cha