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The Lewis and Clark Expedition from May 1804 to September 1806, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the United States.It began near St. Louis, made its way westward, and passed through the Continental Divide of the Americas to reach the Pacific coast. The Corps of Discovery was a selected group of US Army volunteers ...
November 14, 1803. Lewis and Clark spend the day at Fort Massac near present Metropolis, Illinois. Lewis attempts to make astronomical observations but must stop when evening clouds obscure the sky.
Meriwether Lewis was an intelligent and literate man who also possessed skills as a frontiersman. Lewis solicited the help of William Clark due to Clark's abilities as a draftsman and frontiersman, which were even stronger than Lewis's.
Lewis and Clark, the companion Web site to the Ken Burns film, 'Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery.'
Lewis And Clark Expedition summary: The United States purchased Louisiana from France in 1803. The huge part of the land west of the Mississippi River was completely unknown to Americans and needed to be examined first before it could be settled.
The Lewis and Clark Trail begins in Washington D.C. and zigzags along the eastern seaboard encompassing the states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania; then proceeds through Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri. The Trail then meanders through the great plains of Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota and continues through the mountains and ...
Lewis and Clark Expedition, (1804–06), U.S. military expedition, led by Capt. Meriwether Lewis and Lieut. William Clark, to explore the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Northwest.The expedition was a major chapter in the history of American exploration.
This is the timeline of the Lewis and Clark Expedition through the American West (1803–1806).
The Journals of Lewis and Clark (Lewis & Clark Expedition) [Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Bernard DeVoto, Stephen E. Ambrose] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Journals of Lewis and Clark are the first report on the West, on the United States over the hill and beyond the sunset
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