Toms’s Better: Lewis and Clark: Explorers or Conquerors?

Duration: 60-90 minutes

When Jefferson purchased the Louisiana territory from France, he commissioned Lewis and Clark to explore the new territory. What was the purpose behind this mission? Were they sent as explorers to discover the new land and record findings, or was there a hidden agenda? After you have investigated, create a digital poster to gain America’s…

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Middle School

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Jeanne Warbington and Debbie Owen