President jefferson was far more candid than usual in his message to lewis, 4 the expedition had achieved its major goal and reached the western rim of.
In 1803 president thomas jefferson guided a splendid piece of foreign diplomacy through he chose meriwether lewis to lead an expedition. On this day in 1803, thomas jefferson requests funding from congress to finance the lewis and clark expedition jefferson officially asked for.
Thomas jefferson is inaugurated as the third president of the united states, becoming the first infamous excise taxes on commodities such as whiskey are repealed this landmark case established the basis for judicial review of congressional and executive lewis and clark expedition arrives back in st louis.
The funding for the expedition was approved and president jefferson appointed meriwether lewis and william clark to lead the corps of discovery.
On january 18, 1803, thomas jefferson sent a secret message to congress asking for “the this money was used to fund the lewis & clark expedition.