An overview of the lewis and clark expedition to the pacific northwest in the louisiana purchase in the early 1800s. Lewis and clark expedition want music and videos with zero ads get youtube red. 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 what is now the western portion of the united states. Journal excerpts are from the journals of the lewis and clark expedition, edited by gary e moulton 13 vols (lincoln: ©1998– by discovering lewis & clark. Multimedia resources from the library of congress that support instruction about the lewis and clark expedition these resources include expert presentations, exhibitions, bibliographies, webcasts, and other online materials americantreasures: lewis and clark (exhibition) examine maps and. The lewis and clark expedition was the first of many government surveys of natural resources in the american west the us geological survey (usgs) was established on march 3, 1879 in response to a report from the national academy of sciences, which had been asked by the congress in 1878 to provide a plan for surveying and mapping the. The lewis and clark expedition was in many ways an infantry company on the move, fully equipped with rifles of various kinds, muskets, and pistols.
Facts, information and articles about the lewis and clark expedition, an event of westward expansion from the wild west lewis and clark expedition facts born (meriwether) lewis: august 18, 1774 (william) clark: august 1, 1770 died merriweather lewis: october 11, 1809 william clark: september 1, 1838 spouses lewis: none clark. Discover the historic places of the lewis and clark expedition through this national register of historic places travel itinerary featuring 41 historic sites highlighted with color images and histories of each featured site, contextual essays, interactive maps, and links for further information. On may 14th 1804 meriwether lewis and william clark set out on an amazing expedition across the louisiana territory. The paperback of the lewis and clark expedition by john perritano at barnes & noble free shipping on $25 or more. Originally named the corps of discovery, the 1803 expedition led by lewis and clark came in contact with people and places never before seen, and returned with stories that americans in the east could hardly believe on this map, the outbound leg of the expedition is red and the inbound route is. This is the documentary that i entered into the national history day competition in 2013 in washington dc i competed in the.
Multimedia for lewis and clark expedition knowledge of the mississippi river and the vast region to the west came from the explorers of three nations--spain, france. Plot this entry's geographic highlights on a map the lewis and clark expedition emerged from the confluence of scientific, economic, and diplomatic concerns from the moment europeans arrived in the americas, they had sought to survey the land but these efforts assumed a new character in the. The lewis and clark expedition was an awesome adven-ture it continues to capture our interest and sparks the spirit of explo-ration that still exists today. What were some of the long-term results of the expedition lewis & clark online exhibit state historical society of north dakota.
Lewis purchased a large stock of supplies, including guns and ammunition, food, clothing, navigational instruments, and large numbers of goods to be used as gifts and barter for indians. The lewis and clark expedition was an expedition by meriwether lewis (1774–1809) and william clark (1770–1838), two men chosen by united states president thomas jefferson to explore the louisiana purchase, which the. The home page of the lewis and clark trail heritage foundation (lcthf.
Map of the lewis & clark expedition william clark (born 1770 died 1838) clark served in the militia, resigning in 1796 to attend to family properties in kentucky. The lewis and clark expedition (1804-1806) was the first united states overland expedition to the pacific coast and back jefferson selected 28-year-old army captain, meriwether lewis to lead the expedition, afterwards known as the corps of discovery lewis, in turn, selected a former army comrade. If you're looking for jackson hole whitewater rafting trips or jackson hole float trips with views of the tetons, lewis & clark expeditions offers the area's finest guide service for floating the snake river.
Lewis & clark expedition teaching activities standards correlations this lesson correlates to the national history standards era 4 -expansion and reform (1801-1861. Noun 1 lewis and clark expedition - an expedition sent by thomas jefferson to explore the northwestern territories of the united states led by meriwether lewis and william clark traveled from st louis to the mouth of the columbia river from 1803 to 1806 want to thank tfd for its existence tell. Lewis and clark expedition outline i introduction lewis and clark expedition, first united states overland exploration of the american west and pacific northwest, beginning in may 1804 and ending in september 1806. Learn the history behind lewis and clark's great western expedition, including what they ate, how far they traveled and the expedition's major discoveries along the way. Find facts about the lewis and clark expedition for kids fun facts about the lewis and clark expedition for kids history and info about the lewis and clark expedition.