Lesson 4 Discussion Jefferson’s Message to Congress (1803), history homework help

Lesson 4 Discussion

Read Chapters 7 – 8 and the information included in Jefferson’s Message to Congress (1803). Once all reading is complete, respond to the following items:

  • Thomas
    Jefferson wrote this secret message to Congress about the Lewis &
    Clark expedition in 1803; what does it tell us about Jefferson’s views
    of westward expansion and Native Americans?
  • What solutions does Jefferson propose to the friction between the fledgling republic and the Indian tribes of the West?
  • What arguments does he use to explain the Lewis & Clark expedition?