"With room enough for our descendants to the thousandth and thousandth generation." JeffersonLandscape of the West and how much free land is there.
- Jefferson wanted every single American to be able to have their own property.
- He also did not want to worry about ever running out of land.
- Many people believed in manifest destiny, which is their destiny to expand all across America.
- Many people went west to start a new life where they did not know anything, and no one knew them.