President Jefferson purchased the Lousiana Purchase from France. The (LP) was a big spread of land in the U.S. Jefferson asked Lewis & Clark to explore the unknown land. Jefferson wanted knowledge on Indians, plants, animals, the terrain and geography. They started their journey May 14, 1804. After 2 years they came back with many descriptions of plants, animals, & maps.
WHY IT IS IMPORTANT
It is important becaue it helpe expand the U.S. and made part of America.