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  • Success Of The Expedition Growth Of America
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    American history is accompanied by a long list of explorers who first discovered and who explored the massive continent. All of the explorers had an impact on the development of America. The Lewis and Clark expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery, stands prominently at the top part of this list. The Lewis and Clark Expedition has had a significant political, social, and economic effect on America. They were the first to map out the west and set off westward expansion. Without the succes...
  • Foundation Of Fur Trade In Alaska
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    Mikos 1 Matt Mikos The Evolution of the Fur Trade and The Lewis and Clark Expedition (essay D & E) Charles Goodyear began his experiments with rubber in his early years simply trying to make a living. With despairing results, he continued his experiments through jail, poverty, mockery, and hunger. However, one February afternoon while showing off his latest formula, his persistence paid off. Completely by coincidence, a piece of his rubber concoction landed on a nearby wood stove. When Goodyear ...
  • Way With The Lewis And Clarke Expedition
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    Go west, young lady Edward S Curtis: Coming to Light Anne Makepeace 216 pp, National Geographic Sacagawea's Nickname Larry McMurtry 178 pp, NYR B I Dwell in Possibility Donna M Lucey 256 pp, National Geographic Phoebe Ann Mosey doesn't figure in I Dwell in Possibility, a history of women who built the United States: no mugshot, no mention, not even under her arena name of Annie Oakley. Likewise left out is Sacagawea, or however you spelled her Shoshone name; she bore a son and carried him on her...
  • Sacajawea The Shoshoni
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    Sacajawea (Bird Woman) The Shoshoni (also Shoshone) lived in Idaho, parts of Utah and parts of Northern Nevada, and it is believed that Sacajawea was born in Eastern Idaho in what is now Salmon, Idaho. Everything about Sacajawea is mysterious from the correct spelling and meaning of her name, to the circumstances surrounding her death. Some of what we do have recorded is relayed here. At about age 10, Sacajawea was captured by a raiding band of Hidatsa and carried to their camp near the border o...
  • Intimate Knowledge Of The Lewis Clark Expedition
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    I was in the tribe of the Shoeshine (also Shoshone) Indian tribe which lived in Idaho, parts of Utah and parts of Northern Nevada, and I was born in Eastern Idaho in what is now Salmon, Idaho. Everything about me is mysterious from the correct spelling and meaning of my name, to the circumstances surrounding my death. Some of what I did has been recorded and it is relayed here. At about age 10, I was captured by a raiding band of Hidatsa and carried to their camp near the border of North Dakota....
  • Lewis And Clark Expedition
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    "My response; they do matter!" Captain Meriwether Lewis and William Clark took the risk of life, limb, and liberty to bring back the precious and valuable information of the Pacific Northwest of the United States territory. Their accomplishments of surviving the trek and delivering the data to the U.S. government, have altered the course of history, but have some Historian's and author's stating, "It produced nothing useful". , and having "added little to the stock of science and wealth. Lewis a...
  • Lewis And Clark
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    Critical Review of Undaunted Courage Stephen Ambrose's Undaunted Courage is a remarkable piece of nonfiction literature. His work is so thorough that one wonders how he has time to do much more. Yet he has created time in his life to go west and go camping and hiking and canoeing in the summers with his family. Which possibly shows that anything can be raw material to the open mind, for it was on those trips that he developed a great fascination with the Lewis and Clark expedition that explored ...
  • Expedition Lewis And Clark
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    The reason that we have the western part of U.S. was because of the successful planed expedition by Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson insisted that it would be necessary to know more about the land west "In an address to Congress on Jan. 18, 1803, President Thomas Jefferson mentioned the need for knowing more about the lands west of the Mississippi River". (Field Enterprises Educational Corporation 199). Once the Congress accepted his proposal he sent a letter to his private secretary asking him to le...
  • Lewis And Clark Expedition
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    The Lewis and Clark expedition was an early expedition of the vast wilderness of what is now the northwestern United States. The expedition was spon cered by the United States government and led by U.S. army officers, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Meriwether was the explorer while William was the map maker. Lewis started the expedition on the fourteenth of May and picked up Clark in St. Louis. They departed St. Louis on the thirty-first up the Missouri River. Along the route they ran into ...
  • Westward Expansion The Lewis And Clark Expedition
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    The Westward Expansion The Lewis and Clark Expedition was one of the most exciting times in the history of the United States. In 1804-06, Louis and Clark carried the destiny of our young nation westward from the Mississippi across thousands of miles of rugged unknown land to the Pacific Ocean. This great accomplishment sparked the imagination of the American people and made them feel the need to explore more of the continent on which they lived. Lewis and Clark accepted the challenges, and paved...
  • Lewis And Clark And York And Sacagewea
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    Lewis and Clark were a couple of famous explorers. They Explored the Louisana Purchase. The reason for the expedition was to map the northen rivers. This expedition was an order from Jefferson. The president at the tine. along the way they ran into a bunch of indian tribes and tried to make peace with alot of them. even tough Lewis and Clark were not Indian they got away with a lot of things, because of Clarks slave. Sacagewea, was an Indian girl who went on the voyage with Clark. she had a grea...

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