Editor says, what if Meriwether Lewis had defeated the muggers? mused Jeff Provine on This Day in Alternate History Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, in reality 2001 - U.S. President Bill Clinton posthumously promotes Meriwether Lewis from Lieutenant to Captain. We assume Al Gore's son wasnt injured in 1992 and he wins.
Meriwether Lewis died of heavy bleeding from multiple gunshot wounds believed to be suicide. Clark and Jefferson, who both had known Lewis, found the possibility of suicide somberly realistic. Historians debate the issue, but it is sound that Lewis stands as one of the greatest contributors to North American naturalistic study. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.