* Site-Outage Notice: Our engineering elves will be tweaking the Shmoop site from Monday, December 22 10:00 PM PST to Tuesday, December 23 5:00 AM PST. The site will be unavailable during this time.
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Louisiana Purchase and Lewis & Clark

Louisiana Purchase and Lewis & Clark

 Table of Contents

Louisiana Purchase and Lewis & Clark Primary Sources

Historical documents. What clues can you gather about the time, place, players, and culture?

First Black Republic

Toussaint Louverture's Haitian Constitution of 1801

Jefferson's Instructions

Thomas Jefferson's instructions to Meriwether Lewis for organizing the Voyage of Discovery


Meriwether Lewis's packing list for the Voyage of Discovery

The Treaty

The Louisiana Purchase Treaty

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Noodle's College Search