Thomas Jefferson authorized the Lewis and Clark to explore the new territory that lay west to the Mississippi River. There was also an Indian women that served as a guide and translator , her name was Sacajawea. It happened because Thomas Jefferson wanted buy land from France. It happened between 1801 and 1803. It was important because it gave the Us control of the Mississippi River and the port city of New Orleans. The ports were used by farmers so that they can ship their crops and get money.
I am going to authorize you to explore the new territory
Thank you sir
Yes Thank you and we will be sure to bring back the things that we find
We are going to explore the new territory that is west to Mississippi River