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    Lewis and Clark help clear the mysteries which were existent about Louisiana purchase Geographic discovery form the crucial goal Jefferson established for the expedition. A great deal of scientific knowledge was recorded by Lewis and Clark. The various geographic features had to be recorded and followed. As they moved they had…

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    advantage of some world events to secure one piece, but an important piece of their expansion. In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson knowing what was going on the global scale, was able to purchase the single greatest chunk of North America in a single swoop. This purchase was the Louisiana Purchase. The Louisiana Purchase has often been described as the greatest bargain in American history. The price for the 828,000 square miles, which more than doubled the previous size of the United States,…

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    Continued westward expansion throughout the colonization of America was a necessary growth in order to deal with many increasing tensions and population densities. At the time of the Royal Proclamation line in 1793, Americans had already begun traveling and settling in new areas past the Appalachian mountain range. Farmers, squatter, and religious reformers were some of the masses of people who made the trip out west in hopes of finding land to provide for their kids. Relief from the rule of the…

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    As the New World emerged, residents from the Old made the voyage over with ideas of what was ahead. Most of the said ideas related to one overarching notion: the land and its inhabitants. Prior to the 19th century, the American response to land and its inhabitants was to maximize area, regardless of Natives; during the 19th century, the idea of increasing land remained, but the desire to make a profit also became apparent. Thus, parks within cities became seen as not only diminishing the border…

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    In 1804 two men, under Jefferson’s orders, set out to find more scientific and political information about the western side of North America. They suffered harsh conditions, but luckily only one man died. On their journey they met a young Indian woman, Sacagawea, and her husband, who became their translators and friends. Along the way they also met many other Indians and learned about their cultures and traditions. Then later, they taught other Native Americans about the plants, rivers, animals,…

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    As is today, unfortunatley a politiians general belief may conflict with what they "know" is the right thing to do in the situation. Take the Louisiana Purchase by Jefferson. We see earlier that unless the Constitution stated a power was specifically granted to the federal government, it would be transfered to the state. However, at this time, Jefferson as president, was altering treaties and ultimately buying land when he himself admitted it was unconstitutional in private. Jefferson believed…

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    executed as such. Thus, Lewis and Clark were respectful to the Native Americans and their cultures. The beginning of the Lewis and Clark expedition was the conception of the Corps of Discovery by Thomas Jefferson. The Corps was necessitated by the Louisiana Purchase from France in 1803, which more than doubled the amount of land that the United States owned. With all of the new land available to the young nation, Jefferson enacted a plan to explore it, and he included a provision for the…

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    making the exemplary American a man of the frontier. The United States was no longer content with its success of the American Revolution, and sought to expand its country. In 1803, Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory from the French for merely pennies per acre. The Louisiana Purchase was the start of romanticism because it enabled settlers to explore the untamed west. The new western frontier transcended Americans towards embracing nature and began the shift away from the…

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    of Independence, the Louisiana Purchase, and The University of Virginia. These three things Thomas Jefferson done made a really big impact on the U.S. and changed things in the future for the country and…

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    Manifest Destiny was a movement between the times of 1620 and 1902. It was just the begging of expansionism. There have been many different views of Manifest Destiny; each writer had a different point of view and a different story behind it. Some were opposed to the idea of Manifest Destiny and others were in favor of it, and then there were a hand full who didn’t have a say in anything that went on. For example, the states being annexed. Along with having different points of view, there were…

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