Thomas Jefferson was the president during the time when he hired Lewis for this mission. Thomas Jefferson paid 15 million for land that the French had and wanted to explore the land when he bought it. Lewis the leader of the expedition hired Clark as his co leader for this mission. While on the mission they find new discoveries and meet people a long the way.
Thomas jefferson: president Meriwether Lewis: leader of expedition William Clark: co leader of expedition
I'm hiring you two men for this expedition
Come with us on the expedition as you can help us with our journey