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Thomas Jefferson got the U.S. lots of

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  1. Thomas Jefferson got the U.S. lots of L.A.N.D.S

  2. L. Louisiana Purchase (1803) • Cost $12 million • Cost about four cents an acre! Louisiana Purchase

  3. Authorized Lewis and Clark expedition A. • Meriwether Lewis: trained by Jefferson and other Jefferson friends • William Clark: son of Jefferson’s close friend • Expedition’s mission is to explore new territory and reach Pacific Ocean Louisiana Purchase

  4. New lands bought from France N. • Napoleon needed money badly in war versus Britain Louisiana Purchase

  5. D. Doubled U.S. territory • 500 acres in Louisiana • U.S. up until then had 434 acres • Made the U.S. now 16.5 times the size of Great Britain! Louisiana Purchase

  6. S. Sacagawea serves as guide • Was wife of a French trapper • Part of Shoshone tribe • Her brother (a Chief) re-supplies expedition Louisiana Purchase