Sacajawea Summary
Joseph Bruchac

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Sacajawea Summary

President Thomas Jefferson believed that a successful trans-continental exploration would establish the United States' claim to the largely unknown interior of the continent; spur commercial exploitation of the area; stymie British, French, and Spanish interests in the area; reap a vast benefit of scientific knowledge; discover an all-water route across the continent; make peaceful contact with numerous Indian nations; and, finally, enhance the international prestige of the young nation. He thus authorized governmental...

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