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  Lewis and Clark | PBS
Read the journals of Lewis, Clark and the other writers of the Corps of Discovery.
Enter the world of Lewis, Clark and the rest of the Corps of Discovery.
Follow Lewis and Clark on their journey through 11 states, with journal entries, Native American history, and events to celebrate the expedition's bicentennial.
www.pbs.org /lewisandclark   (163 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
Lewis chose a former Army comrade, 32-year-old William Clark, to be co-leader of the Expedition.
Lewis recorded that the mouth of Wood River was "to be considered the point of departure" for the westward journey.
Clark, on November 7, wrote: "Great joy in camp we are in View of the Ocian, this great Pacific Octean which we been So long anxious to See." They were still 25 miles upstream and what they actually saw were the storm-lashed waves of the river’s broad estuary.
www.lewisandclark.org /?p=exp_history&n=landcexp   (3545 words)

  
 lewis and clark expedition: washington : pacific ocean
To commemorate the new Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Park, a special commemorative cancellation was created depicting Captains Lewis and Clark.
William Clark drew this map to precisely mark the campsite at the end of the Corps' westward expedition.
The Pacific and Clatsop County Genealogical Societies have created a special project, 'The Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery Descendant Project' through which to identify both direct and collateral descendants of the Corps members.
www.lewisandclarkwa.com   (623 words)

  
 Timeline
Lewis and Clark believe the south fork is the Missouri, while all of the other men believe it is the north fork.
Clark and the rest of the expedition arrives as well, and it is discovered that the Shoshone chief Cameahwait is Sacagawea's brother.
Lewis is named governor of the Louisiana Territory, Clark is made Indian agent for the West and brigadier general of the territory's militia.
www.lewisclark.net /timeline   (1140 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark :: People :: Clark
William Clark was a striking man, with shocking red hair and a muscular build that reached 6 feet tall.
It was during these years that Clark met his future partner in discovery, Lewis, a young ensign assigned to him.
Lewis and Clark never revealed this to the men, who continued to call Clark “captain.” For the entire journey, the two men worked together as leaders, an unusual arrangement in the military.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/lewisandclark/people/clark.html   (589 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark in Montana
Lewis and Clark hoped they were only weeks away from the Pacific via an all-water route, the mythical Northwest Passage.
Clark Bottom Rendezvous: Encamp at an old established rendezvous spot on the Yellowstone River just south of Laurel, Montana.
Clark Day: Celebrate Captain Clark’s visit to Pompeys Pillar in 1806, as part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition.
lewisandclark.state.mt.us   (742 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark: American Explorers - EnchantedLearning.com
Lewis and Clark were accompanied by a crew of men, and later, the Shoshone Indian guide and interpreter Sacajawea (also spelled Sacagawea) and her infant son.
Lewis and Clark travelled by river and by land from St. Louis, Missouri, to the Oregon coast (Fort Clatsop), and back again.
Lewis and Clark were joined in North Dakota by the Shoshone Indian guide, interpreter, and negotiator Sacajawea (1788-1812) and her newborn son, called Jean Baptiste (his nickname was Little Pomp).
www.enchantedlearning.com /explorers/page/l/lewisandclark.shtml   (540 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark Trail Travel and the history of Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery historic path
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 Lewis and Clark Trail is a cultural destination that covers over 4,600 miles, crosses four time zones, and showcases some of the most beautiful and rugged areas of America.
Lewis and Clark Vacations, Fishing, Whitewater raft and River Adventure Tours, AMTRAK Bicentennial Train, Official Lewis andClark Trail travel information, An Excellent Source for School Assignments, Lewis and Clark 1804 Timeline, Lewis and Clark 1805 Timeline, Lewis and Clark 1806 Timeline.
www.lewisandclarktrail.com   (415 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark
Since there were no telephones or telegraphs, Lewis and Clark had to write a description of what they saw and then send messengers back to Jefferson.
Clark took one part of the expedition down the one fork and Lewis the other.
In autumn of 1805 the expedition arrived at the west coast and Lewis and Clark were the first Americans to see the Pacific Ocean.
library.thinkquest.org /4034/lewisandclark.html   (429 words)

  
 Lewis & Clark (Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America, Library of Congress)
One of Lewis and Clark's missions was to open diplomatic relations between the United States and the Indian nations of the West.
Lewis was instructed to "communicate to us, at seasonable intervals, a copy of your journal, notes and observations, of every kind, putting into cipher whatever might do injury if betrayed." The scheme was never used but the sample message reveals much about Jefferson's expectations for the expedition.
Lewis and Clark were not persuaded by Indian explanations of why illness occurred but often used Indian cures in preference to their own.
www.loc.gov /exhibits/lewisandclark/lewis-landc.html   (6497 words)

  
 International Space Station: On the Trail of Lewis and Clark
At that point the ISS will once again start to pass over Lewis and Clark trail segments during daylight and at times when the crew is awake.
Imagery of the trail from the ISS are headed for inclusion in a Lewis and Clark Geosystem Portal, a teacher-support site made possible by NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, Philp said.
"In all of my work on Lewis and Clark over the past six years, and trying to get teachers and students excited about the geography of the trail, this is one of the most exciting and purest opportunities that I have had the honor to participate in," Philp said.
www.space.com /businesstechnology/technology/iss_lewis&clark_030603.html   (850 words)

  
 Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon USA
Students from Lewis & Clark College and a Portland high school are teaming up to uncover these lost stories.
Lewis and Clark senior David Norse is raising awareness about Focus the Nation, an initiative to discuss global warming solutions nationwide.
Read more stories about living and learning at Lewis and Clark College.
www.lclark.edu   (357 words)

  
 Discovering Lewis & Clark : Home
Professor Robert N. Bergantino's penultimate episode in one of the most important studies to emerge from the Bicentennial observance is "Views from Stormy Point", an analysis and evaluation of the celestial observations the captains made at the mouth of the Columbia River.
The closest Lewis got was to view it through his telescope, which may have been one or the other of two that are said to have been his.
Robert Bergantino, Research Associate Professor at the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, continues his analyses of Lewis and Clark's celestial observations with The Snake Joins the Columbia, including an illustrated description of the way the captains measured the widths of rivers.
www.lewis-clark.org   (699 words)

  
 Lewis & Clark 101 - The Story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
In late 1803, Lewis and Clark took their men and their boats to Camp DuBois to spend the winter at the mouth of the Missouri.
While at Fort Mandan, Lewis made contact with fur traders, one of them was a French Trader Touissant Charbonneau that was married to a Shoshoni girl named Sacagawea, who would later be helpful to the expedition.
Lewis and Clark had been shocked to find that the Rockies were not a single wall of mountains.
lewisandclarktrail.com /101.htm   (1848 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark : Mapping on the Trail
Lewis and Clark and their Corps of Discovery have been referred to as "the writingest" group of explorers to undertake a major overland expedition.
Clark and many of the soldiers were experienced woodsmen who were trained from childhood to estimate distances.
One of the few surviving maps drawn by Lewis is a detailed sketch of the Great Bend of the Missouri River in the vicinity of the junction of the Missouri and Knife rivers in present western North Dakota.
www.edgate.com /lewisandclark/mapping_on_trail.html   (2019 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark: What Else Happened   (Site not responding. Last check: )
LEWIS AND CLARK: At noon, the party reaches St. Louis, shown on this trail map, concluding the journey.
Clark writes: “we Suffered the party to fire off their pieces as a Salute to the Town.
The Lewis and Clark expedition is often considered in isolation from what was happening in the rest of the country; this weblog attempted to bring the two a little closer.
www.lewisandclarkandwhatelse.com /lewis_and_clark_what_else   (291 words)

  
 Lewis & Clark: For Educators: Introduction
Lewis and Clark used a range of instruments and skills in their journey of exploration, and today's learners also need to work nimbly with different types of evidence.
In the case of entries from the Lewis and Clark journals, only transcripts are provided, but these have rarely been modified to fit the common language standardizations of today.
Clark is especially notorious for his creative approach to the English language and any good historian must face the challenges of nonstandard syntax, spelling, and usage.
www.lewisandclarkexhibit.org /4_0_0   (935 words)

  
 The Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center - Links
http://www.thejourneycontinues.org/ is the College of Lewis and Clark's description of educational programs that emphasize the lasting legacy of the Expedition in the context of the American Enlightenment.
Lewis and Clark College will make available its resources to the students, the scholarly community and the general public through conferences, lectures, symposia, exhibits, publications, and special events during the Bicentennial and beyond.
Butch is a consultant to the boatbuilding project of the Lewis and Clark Exploratory Center of Virginia.
www.lewisandclarkeast.org /links.html   (1610 words)

  
 Lewis & Clark 101 - The Story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
In late 1803, Lewis and Clark took their men and their boats to Camp DuBois to spend the winter at the mouth of the Missouri.
Lewis spoke to the assemblage about the United States control of Louisiana and the need for peace between Indians and Americans.
Lewis and Clark had been shocked to find that the Rockies were not a single wall of mountains.
www.lewisandclarktrail.com /101.htm   (1848 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lewis and Clark spent some of their time in the Mid-Columbia seeing to the expedition’s food supplies.
Lewis and Clark sent their guides to ask the chief to visit their camp.
Lewis and Clark had reached this island a day after they visited with the chief of the Wallawalla.
perrybear.com /reporter/lewisandclark.html   (2364 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Journals of Lewis and Clark (Lewis & Clark Expedition): Books: Meriwether Lewis,William Clark,Stephen ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From 1804 to 1806, Lewis, accompanied by co-captain William Clark, the Shoshone guide Sacajawea, and thirty-two men, made the first trek across the Louisiana Purchase, mapping the rivers as he went, tracing the principal waterways to the sea, and establishing the American claim to the territories of Idaho, Washington, and Oregon.
Captain Meriwether Lewis, the commander of the Corps of Discovery, is instructed by President Thomas Jefferson to keep a journal of the daily events, scientific observations, and measurements of latitude and longitude along the way.
Lewis' descriptions of the wildlife, plants and physical geography along the route of the expedition show him to be a gifted naturalist, perhaps one of the finest in history.
www.amazon.com /Journals-Lewis-Clark-Expedition/dp/0395859964   (3050 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark Webquest   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery
You will participate in research by: sifting though real journal entries written by Lewis and Clark; studying old maps and letters; examining photographs of strange looking animals and plants; stomping through the rivers and swamps with Sacagawea, uncovering the life of the Native Americans...
Lewis and Clark are counting on you to do just that.
technology.usd497.org /techclass/sanders/lewisandclark.htm   (1489 words)

  
 Meriwether Lewis & William Clark
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark are best known for their expedition from the Mississippi River to the West Coast and back.
After the expedition, Lewis served a short term as Governor of the Territory of Upper Louisiana before he died.
Clark lived for many years and held various government positions, including Superintendent of Indian Affairs and Governor of the Missouri Territory.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/aa/explorers/lewisandclark   (125 words)

  
 Philadelphia Chapter: Lewis and Clark
The Philadelphia Chapter of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation is dedicated to stimulating public interest in and advancing knowledge of the Expedition as it relates to the Philadelphia area.
Philadelphia hosted the Annual Meeting in August 2003, 200 years after Meriwether Lewis came to the city to study with the mentors Thomas Jefferson recommended and to gather supplies for the Expedition.
The exhibit "Only One Man Died: Medical Adventures on the Lewis and Clark Trail" continues at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and is also an important resource for eductors.
www.lewisandclarkphila.org   (1102 words)

  
 Lewis & Clark
Lewis selected a former army comrade, 32-year-old William Clark to be his co-leader.
At Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery, and other sites, look for information about their personal attributes, skills, and abilities.
Discovering Lewis and Clark is about the issues and values inherent in the Northwest as Lewis and Clark saw it, and some of the ways in which changing visions over the past 200 years have affected the land and the people.
www.42explore2.com /lewisclark.htm   (958 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark Journals, Wildlife Past and Present - Lewis and Clark - Sierra Club
Bighorn sheep were reduced to a fraction of their original number because of unregulated hunting and disease carried by domestic sheep.
At the time of Lewis and Clark, there may have been up to 60 million bison, but by the turn of the 20th century, only a few hundred remained.
For more information about the Sierra Club's Lewis and Clark campaign or to find out how you can help, contact lewisandclark@sierraclub.org.
www.sierraclub.org /lewisandclark/history/index.asp   (422 words)

  
 Lewis Clark Trail .com - Lewis Clark Trail Travel Guides - The Lewis and Clark Trail Expeditions - With explicit ...
Lewis Clark Trail.com - With Toussaint Charbonneau came his Shoshone Indian wife Sacagawea, who was 16 years old, and her newborn baby boy, Jean Baptise.
Lewis Clark Trail.com - The Corps of Discovery, left Camp Dubois and joined Lewis, who was up the river in St. Charles, Missouri.
Lewis and Clark along with Sacagawea' help established friendly relations with the Shoshones.
lewisclarktrail.com   (388 words)

  
 Lewis & Clark - Homework Center - Multnomah County Library
Explore the Lewis and Clark Expedition from Thomas Jefferson's perspective and discover why the expedition was so important to him.
Lewis and Clark: A Journey of the Corps of Discovery
Time magazine photographers capture the Lewis and Clark trail's beauty and capture current residents of towns along the trail as they celebrate the expedition's bicentennial through reenactments and native traditions.
www.multcolib.org /homework/lewisandclark/index.html   (769 words)

  
 Lewis & Clark
Lewis selected a former army comrade, 32-year-old William Clark to be his co-leader.
At Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery, and other sites, look for information about their personal attributes, skills, and abilities.
Discovering Lewis and Clark is about the issues and values inherent in the Northwest as Lewis and Clark saw it, and some of the ways in which changing visions over the past 200 years have affected the land and the people.
42explore.com /lewisclark.htm   (958 words)

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