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Chapter 14, Lesson 3: The Next Frontier (pp. 352-357)

I. The Louisiana Purchase

II. The Lewis and Clark Expedition

    A. Lewis and Clark reached the Pacific Ocean in 18 months.

    B. They made reports and maps of the region.

    C. Lewis and Clark showed that overland travel was possible.

    D. The expedition laid a foundation for friendly relations with Indians.

III. Zebulon Pike's Expedition
    A. President Jefferson sent explorers like Zebulon Pike to explore other parts of the Louisiana Territory.

    B. After explorers returned, people started thinking about moving to the areas they had explored.

IV. The Beckoning West
    A. Hunters and trappers moved to the Louisiana Territory, followed by settlers.

    B. Many of these settlers were the children of pioneers who had settled Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee.

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