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Lewis And Clark Power Point

  1. 1. The Louisiana Purchase By: Artsem Lutokhin
  2. 2. The Louisiana Purchase made up of about 828,000 square milesThe Louisiana Purchase was territory purchased from France for about 15 million
  3. 3. The Louisiana Pur-chase was one of thebiggest land deals inhistoryThe Louisiana Pur-chase stretched fromthe Mississippi River tothe beginning of theRocky Mountains
  4. 4. Expedition took 863days,7,689 miles thedistance traveled by theexpedition, throughunmapped, unsettledwilderness.Expedition discovered122 new animals and178 new plants.
  5. 5. Sacajawea wasintroduced to the Lewisand Clark expedition inNovember 1804She translated for themwhen they met withother Indian tribes andServed as a guide
  6. 6. The thirteen states that came in the purchase are:Arkansas,Missouri, Minnesota,Louisiana, Nebraska,Montana,North Dakota,South Dakota,Colorado,Kansas, Wyoming and Oklahoma
  7. 7. Jefferson wanted to explore the new territory. He sent Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to explore 1804-1806Zebulon M. Pike explored the territory as well.
  8. 8. Born in Virginia in 1774He had skills of an outdoors-manJoined the US Army in 1795 until 1801Was chosen by Jefferson to lead a expedition to explore the recently purchased Louisiana Purchase
  9. 9. Born in Virginia in 1770Chosen by Lewis to help lead the expeditionServed as the Superintendent of Indian Affairs
  10. 10. Lewis and Clark encountered many natives along the Missouri RiverSome tribes were peaceful some werent.
  11. 11. When Lewis and Clark returned Thomas Jefferson was happy with there job, they brought back many plants and some animals

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