The lewis and clark expedition book
The Lewis & Clark Expedition by Teresa Domnauer | ScholasticFor such an iconic American subject, the literature of the Lewis and Clark expedition is surprisingly sparse, probably because the journals themselves, until the Moulton edition made them widely available, were so difficult to find in a complete authoritative form. We do not have too many books about Lewis and Clark; we have too few. Here are the 10 best. Gary E. Moulton, ed. If you want Lewis and Clark whole, this is the edition to buy. Moulton spent more than two decades pulling the pieces together and did a masterly job.
How We Crossed the West- The Adventures of Lewis and Clark
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Look Inside. Which of these facts are true? A group of young explorers—including one brave Native American girl—made up the expedition It was a dangerous journey across unknown land in the American West It was a real-life adventure story. Louis, Missouri, on May 21, , their mission was to explore the vast, unknown territory acquired a year earlier in the Louisiana Purchase. The travelers hoped to find a waterway that crossed the western half of the United States. However, young readers will love this true-life adventure tale of the two-year journey that finally brought the explorers to the Pacific Ocean.
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Skip to main content Lewis and Clark Expedition. In Stock. I thought I had some modicum of understanding of the famous trek west by these two historic icons until I read " Undaunted Courage ". Beyond that, the summary of the trip preparation and the actual trip itself is fascinating. How so few men could achieve what they did, when they did it in an unknown land filled with dangerous marauding natives may be one of the single greatest American achievements ever. This is a great read for anyone interested in substantive Add to cart.
On December 2, , in his State of the Union address, Thomas Jefferson formally announced the return of the Lewis and Clark expedition from their historic transcontinental journey from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Their contribution to geography and science was immense. Lewis committed suicide in Clark went on to serve in various army posts and as a superintendent of Indian affairs. When he died in , the Corps of Discovery was a fading memory. Lewis and Clark got five sentences. There had been an initial flurry of interest in the expedition after the men returned.
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