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9-2 The Louisiana Purchase

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Meriwether Lewis
army officer chosen by Jefferson, led expedition to the Pacific
Zebulon Pike
explorer of southern region of Louisiana Territory, captured by Spanish soldiers who escorted him back to the U.S.
expedition
long trip of exploration & discovery
William Clark
Jefferson's choice as leader, chose another army officer as co-leader to help him
Who closed the port of New Orleans to American farmers?
Spain
How did the U.S. acquire Louisiana?
Livingston & Monroe offered to buy New Orleans but Tallyrand offered to sell all of Louisiana
Where did Lewis & Clark and Pike expand American's knowledge of land?
west of the Mississippi River
Lewis & Clark traveled west across the U.S. until they reach the....
Pacific Ocean