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history of the Lewis and Clark expedition

Meriwether Lewis

history of the Lewis and Clark expedition

by Meriwether Lewis

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York , Francis P. Harper, 1893.

Statementby Meriwether Lewis and William Clark ; edited by Elliott Colles. vol.1.
ContributionsCoves, Elliott.
The Physical Object
Pagination352p. :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21026562M

  Buy a cheap copy of The History of the Lewis and Clark book by Lewis & Clark. Volume 3 of the classic edition of Lewis and Clark's day-by-day journals that later became the basis for U.S. claims to Oregon and the West. Accurate and invaluable Free shipping over $/5(3). James P. Ronda, Barnard Professor of West American History at the University of Tulsa, has written several books about the Lewis and Clark expedition, including Lewis and Clark Among the Indians.

This account of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, published in , is based on the detailed journals kept by Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the leaders of expedition. The book begins with “Life of Captain Lewis,” written by Thomas Jefferson, which reproduces Jefferson’s detailed instructions to Lewis regarding the goals of the expedition. A Landmark History book. A highly readable account of the quintessentially American adventure of discovery and hardship as Meriwether Lewis and William Clark .

This title from A True Book series follows Lewis and Clark along their journey westward and recounts their personal experiences. Animals on the Trail With Lewis and Clark by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent Discover the many animals Lewis and Clark's expedition encountered with this book of wildlife photographs by William Muñoz. Lewis And Clark Expedition summary: The United States purchased Louisiana from France in The huge part of the land west of the Mississippi River was completely unknown to Americans and needed to be examined first before it could be settled.


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The story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition is America’s national epic. Both men proved themselves not only intrepid pioneers but also acute observers and top-flight journalists. Their day-to-day journal filled thousands of pages with the most complete and authentic record of any exploring venture in history/5(5).

Lewis and Clark Expedition The exploration of North America was the undertaking of adventurers. Typically, these adventurers were enthusiastic young men accustomed to hard living, unforeseen twists and turns in their venture, and many adversities.

These traits characterize the famous Lewis and Clark Expedition of the early nineteenth century/5(18). History Of The Expedition Under The Command Of Lewis And Clark: To The Sources Of The Missouri River, Thence Across The Rocky Mountains And Down The YearsBy Order Of The Government Paperback – April 7, History of the Lewis and Clark expedition book Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Elliott Coues.

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Much of the history of the great American Northwest begins with the story of the s Lewis and Clark expedition. This concise narrative, based on authentic records, follows the group through Indian territory, the valleys of the Upper Missouri, the Yellowstone, and the Columbia rivers, the Great Divide, and the Pacific slope.4/4(1).

Beginning in Maythe Corps of Discovery expedition, as it was officially known, was a party of explorers led by Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and their Native American guide, Sacagawea. Although they failed to find a water route to the Pacific, this historic journey remains thrilling to consider even centuries : Esther Lombardi.

The History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Vol. 1 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From May to SeptemberMer /5(19). Lewis and Clark discovered species of plants and animals new to science, and this book lists them all and fills in the background to these discoveries for the first time.

It’s still the bible of the subject and a fascinating account of the explorers as naturalists. The Lewis and Clark Expedition began inwhen President Thomas Jefferson tasked Meriwether Lewis with exploring lands west of the Mississippi River that comprised the Louisiana Purchase.

Lewis. The History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Vol. 3 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From May to SeptemberMer /5(11). Lewis and Clark Expedition, (–06), U.S.

military expedition, led by Capt. Meriwether Lewis and Lieut. William Clark, to explore the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Northwest. Lewis and Clark Expedition Map of Lewis and Clark Expedition by William Clark and Meriwether Lewis, –   Read Ronda's Lewis and Clark Among the Indians.

posted by LarryC at AM on J Clay Jenkinson, the supremely talented researcher and impersonator of Meriwether Lewis (among others), recommends Lewis and Clark Among The Indians as the single best L&C book to read. “The Suppressed History of America is a thorough, well-documented, fast-paced exploration of the United States’ greatest mystery and adventure—the Lewis and Clark expedition.” “Authors Schrag and Haze teach a fascinating lesson in what we will never be taught but what every American should know.”/5(5).

Inthe book appeared, titled The History of the Expedition Under the Commands of Captains Lewis and Clark. It was a narrative and paraphrase of the journals, completely true to the original, retaining some of the more delightful phrases, but with the spelling corrected.

READ MORE: 10 Little-Known Facts About the Lewis and Clark Expedition In his September 7, journal entry, Clark describes a “Village of Small animals” discovered in Author: Dave Roos.

by Scott Brown, Editor, Fine Books & Collections magazine. Save 43% on a subscription to Fine Books & Collections.[Two hundred years ago, on December 2,in his State of the Union address, Thomas Jefferson formally announced the return of the Lewis and Clark expedition.

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During this time, Lewis and Clark wrote their first report to President Jefferson. In it, they chronicled plant species and 68 mineral types. Upon leaving Fort Mandan, Lewis and Clark sent this report, along with some members of the expedition and a map of the U.S.

drawn by Clark Author: Amanda Briney. The History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Vol. 1 by Lewis & Clark and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Lewis and Clark Expedition from Augto Septemalso known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first expedition to cross the western portion of the United States.

The expedition made its way westward, and crossed the Continental Divide of the Americas before reaching the Pacific coast. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West (ISBN ), written by Stephen Ambrose, is a biography of Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

The book is based on journals and letters written by Lewis, William Clark, Thomas Jefferson and the members of the Corps of : Stephen E. Ambrose.A highly readable account of the quintessentially American adventure of discovery and hardship as Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led their men on an exploration of "the interior parts of North America." A Landmark History book.

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