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    and learned about their cultures and traditions. Then later, they taught other Native Americans about the plants, rivers, animals, and mountains some of them had seen before. These men kept journals that were later given to the people to tell them of the things they learned and saw. The two men were Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. (Lewis & Clark: An Illustrated Journey) Meriwether Lewis was born to Lt. William Lewis and Lucy Meriwether on August 18, 1774, in Virginia. When his dad died he moved to Georgia with his mom and stepdad. As he grew up he became more interested in science and history as well as hunting. (Wikipedia “Meriwether Lewis) In 1793 he joined the militia and later fought in the Whiskey Rebellion in 1794. Years later, on April 1, 1801, he became President Thomas Jefferson’s private secretary. (The Journals of Lewis and Clark)…

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    To say that Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were explorers during the early 1800’s, would undermine the contributions they possess in American exploration history. President Thomas Jefferson requested that his aide, Meriwether Lewis (hunter, outdoorsman, herbologist and former Army officer) lead a team of explorers, and study the western component of the west, now known as the Pacific Northwest. William Clark (outdoorsman, Army officer, celestial observer and cartographer) was asked to be his…

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    Reaching the Pacific ocean after a year of discovery was an accomplishment known historically around the world. Our team was brave enough to explore unknown territory, determined enough to travel 8,000 miles, clever enough to perfect cartography, and bold enough to lead almost 30 other men across the continent. I am Meriwether Lewis, and I am William Clark. I was born on August 1, 1770, in Caroline County, Virginia. I later became in charge of a rifle company where I began my adult life and…

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    Journal Summary, Over this long trip, I have experienced more things than any man will experience in his life. I travelled with Captain Meriwether Lewis, Captain William Clark, and four dozen other men. We came across native american tribes and treated very well by them. We traded with the tribes, expanded trading routes, and invited tribe representatives to Washington D.C. Also, if it was not for Sacagawea, we would not have returned home to greet our families. Before the trip started, we…

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    Jada Rowe Mrs. Dwiggins Computers 1 04 September 2016 Lewis and Clark expedition The Lewis and Clark expedition was the first expedition though the western portion of the United States. This expedition was so important to the United States today because it is how we found everything from St. louis west to the pacific ocean. Meriwether lewis and William Clark were the leaders of the expedition, and there were 59 people that went with them. Meriwether Lewis was born on August 18, 1774 in…

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    The Lewis and Clark Expedition is most commonly known as the exploration that led to the westward expansion of the United States of America. William Clark is highly under-credited for his role as one of the two explorers on the trip with most of the credit given to Meriwether Lewis. William Clark is responsible for the making of maps along the journey, especially his master map of the West. Without the detailed maps that Clark created, there would have been a delay in westward expansion in an…

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    The Nez Perce met William Clark and Meriwether Lewis as they were performing their journey across North America in 1805. This meeting went extraordinarily well and both sides were satisfied by the exchanges of guns, buffalo meat and horses. The two sides made trade agreements and the travelers even entrusted the Nez Perce with their horses as they traveled by boat to the Pacific Ocean. The early 19th century was a very prosperous time for the Nez Perce as they enjoyed the fruits of the fur trade…

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    Sacagawea Sacagawea, Sacajawea, or Sakakawa was her name. She was a major contribution in one of America’s famous expeditions, and the only women of 33 who were in the group. “Corps of Discovery,” is what many called the westward expedition of the United States. Sacagawea now symbolizes U.S culture and female strength. Daughter of a Shoshone chief, Sacagawea was born in 1788 in Lemhi County, Idaho. Unfortunately most of her early years remains a mystery. At the young age of twelve she was…

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    Holmes, a young, beautiful woman at the age of twenty-one was a kindergarten teacher at the River Town elementary school. A stunning man by the name of Haden Clark was twenty-three years old and was a post office worker in that town. Payton and Haden had attended the same church since they were little children. It was now that Haden was older that he realized the admiration and love he had for Payton. One day as Mrs. Holmes was teaching her Kindergarten class, Haden sent her some flowers and…

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    Meriwether Lewis is an American explorer who is known for his role as leader in the Lewis and Clark expedition. He was also the governor of the Louisiana Territory. He was also Jefferson’s private secretary, these two were close friends. Since Jefferson trusted Lewis, he let Lewis travel to D.C to deliver Jefferson’s classified information. During the Lewis’s travel to Washington, he visited Robert Grinder’s Inn to rest but while he was there he died. The death was murder by conspiracy. In…

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