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Important people in the Louisiana Purchase.

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Transcript of Important people in the Louisiana Purchase.

Meriwether Lewis
Napoleon Bonaparte
William Clark.
Important people in the Louisiana Purchase.

Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson was one of the most important people involved in the Louisiana purchase. He was the third president during this time and Jefferson approved of the Louisiana Purchase. This caused him to send off Lewis and Clark to the pacific on new lands.
Meriwether Lewis was A young army officer who went off in expedition with William Clark to the pacific on a route of unknown land. For his incredible journey he was honored with becoming the governor of Louisiana Territory. His journey with William Clark was one of the most successful in American History.
William Clark a military man was joining his friend on a journey to explore new land on the way to the pacific. Their expedition lasted from 1804-1806. It was said to have been one of the most successful journeys in American History.
Robert Livingston was not only part of the five-man committee to draft the Declaration of Independence in 1776, he agreed with the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Livingston purchased all of the vast Louisiana territory. He was also the ambassador to France in 1801.
Robert Livingston
Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military officer who planned to send a colossal army to abolish a slave uprising in the French Caribbean of Saint-Domingue. When the slaved beat his army he reatreated and sold his Mainland Territory which was part of the Lousiana Purchase to the United States.
Sacagawea
Sacagawea is an Indian woman who joined Lewis and Clark on their journey. As a child she was taken away from her people and on her journey they ran into her long lost brother who helped them cross the mountain safely.
Lewis and Clark Expedition
A journey made by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, during the presidency of Thomas Jefferson, to explore the American Northwest, newly purchased from France, and some territories beyond.
York
York is an African American man to accompany Lewis and Clark on their expedition but in 1803 he left them to go to the pacific Ocean and back.
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