Lewis & clark is a worker placement game with the added twist of also being a race rather than abstract points being the determining factor for your victory, it is whoever can get their exploratory party across the finish line first. Lewis and clark: the journey ends the triumphant return of the lewis and clark expedition the astoria column serves as a memorial for the explorers lewis and clark with president jefferson. Lewis and clark national historic trail journal excerpts are from the journals of the lewis and clark expedition , edited by gary e moulton 13 vols (lincoln: university of nebraska press, 1983-2001. 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.
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. Lewis and clark expedition for kids thomas jefferson was the 3rd american president who served in office from march 4, 1801 to march 4, 1809 one of the important events during his presidency was the lewis and clark expedition that followed the 1803 louisiana purchase. Lewis and clark expedition headwaters of the missouri river, detail from lewis and clark expedition map by william clark and meriwether lewis, 1804-06 library of congress, geography and map division, washington, dc. On february 28, 1803, president thomas jefferson got approval by the congress for an expedition to explore the uncharted lands of the west meriweather lewis and william clark and 31 other people began the journey which would take several years.
Fun facts about lewis and clark many animals were new to lewis and clark including the grizzly bear and the prairie dog after the expedition, lewis was appointed the governor of the louisiana territory, however, lewis died a few years later. Sacagawea (/ ˌ s æ k ə dʒ ə ˈ w iː ə / also sakakawea or sacajawea may 1788 - december 20, 1812) was a lemhi shoshone woman who is known for her help to the lewis and clark expedition in achieving their chartered mission objectives by exploring the louisiana territory. The lewis and clark expedition began in 1804, when president thomas jefferson tasked meriwether lewis with exploring lands west of the mississippi river that comprised the louisiana purchase.
In may, 1804, meriwether lewis and william clark set out on an amazing expedition across the louisiana territory these true american heroes faced unknown people, harsh conditions and unexplored lands to secure a place in history as two of the world's greatest explorers. The journals of the lewis and clark expedition online is sponsored by the national endowment for the humanities, the center for great plains studies, the university of nebraska center for digital research in the humanities, and university of nebraska press.
The home page of the lewis and clark trail heritage foundation (lcthf. Lewis & clark: the journey of the corps of discovery is a production of florentine films and weta, washington, dc inside the corps enter the world of lewis, clark and the rest of the corps of. Start studying lewis and clark expedition learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
On may 21, 1804, meriwether lewis and william clark left from st louis, missouri with the corps of discovery and headed west in an effort to explore and document the new lands bought by the louisiana purchase with only one death, the group reached the pacific ocean at portland and then returned. Lewis and clark expedition this feature is not available right now please try again later. The lewis and clark trail lewis and clark's great journey west begins in washington dc 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. It is a transcription of the actual journals of lewis and clark on their expedition there are numerous spelling errors and archaic spellings of words, mostly because this is how lewis and clark spelled things.
The expedition failed to sight any of the long-extinct creatures, but lewis did describe 178 previously unknown species of plants and 122 new animals including coyotes, mountain beavers and. 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. The lewis and clark expedition is the 26th national register travel itinerary successfully created through such partnerships additional itineraries will debut online in the future additional itineraries will debut online in the future. The lewis & clark expedition the national park service invites you to explore stories, places, and the people involved in lewis & clark expedition their voyage covered more than 8,000 miles in less than two-and-a-half years.