Jefferson's America tell the surprising story of how Thomas Jefferson commanded an unrivaled age of American exploration, and is presiding over that era of discovery, forged a great nation. Jefferson most famously recruited Lewis and Clark who lead the Corps of Discovery to the Pacific, but at the same time there were other teams who were dispatched on urgent missions to map other locations of the vast frontier. The stakes for American expansion were enormously high, and the geopolitics of discovery were paramount. The resourceful Jefferson's ambitious vision, ability to guage the foreign opposition, and advantageous use of the federal treasury to support his missions are highlighted in thes well researched and absorbing tale.
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