The Importance of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition is one of the great benefits for the U.S nation. The participants of this expedition left a legacy for younger generations of the skills needed for their discoveries and contributions. Species of animal and plants would have not be discover as well and the knowledge about them. It has been known as one the most important evolution for the growth in the land of U.S grounds and if not for the expedition, the land and vast geographic western area of the United States would never been recorded until later years when the nation is more advance loosing needed information for the expansion of the people and trading, which makes this expedition an important part of history that helped the nation grow. After Thomas Jefferson have made the Louisiana Purchase from France in 1803, Jefferson wanted to have exploration to the expansion of unknown, foreign land and mostly importantly to find a water route to the Pacific. He setup an expedition by borrowing 2,500 dollar from Congress to record and verify the unknown land and rivers. Though the Louisiana ...

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