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Lewis and Clark Expedition is a fulfillment of Jefferson’s republican dream. The primary goal is to find the Northwest Passage and better understand the region American purchased in 1803. The journals of Lewis and Clark gives the description of Indian tribes, nature resources, wildlife and topography appearance of upper mississippi area. In the journal of September 26, 1804, Clark gave ample description of Indian’s clothing, appearance of their women, the prisoners and their appearance as well as the food they were offered. He typically mentioned his requisition from him for Indians to release their prison, which was an indication of his own effort on building a friendly relationship with tribes. The story that Indians ask him to “take pity on them” let the image of friendly and obedient Indian in that area, which might encourage others to come. In the journal of November 26, 1805, Clark gave a table of latitude and related topography. While showing his brilliant mapping skill, this table could be with great value as an instruction for later comers. Along with their journey, these men wrote down as much useful information as they could to show a possibility of settlement. As in the journal of July 20, 1806,
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