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. 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. Lewis & clark expedition in 1803 president thomas jefferson guided a splendid piece of foreign diplomacy through the us senate: the purchase of. On may 14th 1804 meriwether lewis and william clark set out on an amazing expedition across the louisiana territory.
Northwest history consortium 2009 northwest history consortium grade 4 page 3 of 7 northwest educational service district #189 may 2010 lewis and clark expedition game. Note: these images are courtesy of the missouri historical society library permission to reproduce is required. A timeline of the lewis and clark expedition, from the voyage's planning in 1803 until its conclusion in 1806. The role of lewis and clark expedition in the history of the united states of america.
Are you ready for lewis and clark meriweather lewis and william clark were explorers in the early 1800’s lewis and clark collected 290 plants on the expedition. Media in category lewis and clark expedition the following 99 files are in this category, out of 99 total. Lesson plan: lewis and clark expedition a map of lewis and lark's track across the western portion of north america procedure overview. Setting off to explore lewis and clark, together with their team of over 40 men, began their expedition at the city of st louis on may 14, 1804.
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This website makes available the text of the celebrated nebraska edition of the lewis and clark journals, edited by gary e moulton. An overview of the lewis and clark expedition to the pacific northwest in the louisiana purchase in the early 1800s. In 1804, president thomas jefferson sent meriwether lewis and william clark on the now-legendary transcontinental expedition to explore the american west.
Description in the spring of 1803, meriwether lewis began to purchase scientific and mathematical instruments for a pending expedition into the northwestern region of. Advanced search toggle navigation home journals books & articles images & maps audio & video. On may 14, 1804, the lewis and clark expedition began in st charles, missouri over the next 2 ½ years, as it journeyed over 7,000 miles, co-captains meriwether lewis. Statement of alan hutchings, associate regional director planning, communications, and legislation, for the midwest regional office, national park service, department of the interior, before the subcommittee on national parks, house committee on resources, concerning the bicentennial of the lewis and clark expedition and the potential.