AP U.S. History: Jefferson's Mission

The mission described in the excerpt was the result of which of the following?

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U S because Google Maps wasn't a thing Yet Jefferson

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sent Captain Merryweather Lewis and second Lieutenant William Clark on

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the famous Lewis and Clark expedition known officially as the

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Corps of Discovery Expedition The main goals of the expedition

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were to explore the new lands and find a Western

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navigable route to the Pacific Ocean Well in the excerpt

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above President Jefferson gave Captain Lewis detailed instructions about what

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to explore investigate and keep record of during the journey

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Unfortunately one of those awesome Google Street view cars was

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not available time So the answer is C the Louisiana

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purchase That's what catalyzed all this well The Missouri compromise

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of eighteen twenty intended resolve the debate of expanding slavery

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into the new American territories It prohibited slavery north of

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the parallel thirty six sixty That thing right there which

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included the former Louisiana territory minus Missouri The Oregon Treaty

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of eighteen forty six was an agreement between the U

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S and Britain to divide the Oregon territory at the

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forty ninth parallel for the border between the U s

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and Canada is still located Go The territory that the

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US acquired under the treaty became the states of Idaho

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Oregon and Washington All those things right there on the

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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo signed in eighteen forty eight marked

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the end of the Mexican War Well as a result

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of this treaty the U S got Texas the territory

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of California and the New Mexico territory which in present

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day include the states of Colorado Nevada Utah and parts 00:01:44.84 --> [endTime] of Arizona So woo nice negotiating there guys No