By the end of this presentation, you will get a little idea of what Lewis and Clark did that made them known. So enjoy this presentation full of elusive information!
Clark was born on August 1st, 1770 and died on September 1st, 1838.
Lewis was born on August 18, 1774 and died on October 11, 1809
Lewis and Clark's boat.
Lewis and Clark first set expedition on May 14, 1804 - September 23, 1806. And they went through Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, North and South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
Lewis and Clark.
Lewis served as Thomas Jefferson's secretary in 1801. Another cool fact about Lewis is that he was hired to see the lower region of the U.S. And probably my favorite fact about Lewis is that he chose Clark to be his co captain on the expedition!
The journey Lewis and Clark took was named the Corps of discovery expedition. A cool fact about them on this journey is that they crossed the Western portion of the U.S. And their job was to find out about more territories at the west of the U.S.
Meriwether Lewis led the Lewis and Clark expedition, yes Lewis and Clark didn't go by themselves! A cool fact about Lewis is that he served as a field scientist. I didn't know that at all until I researched about him!
Lewis and Clark with a shotgun
Random facts about Lewis and Clark: The expedition spanned up to 8,000 miles or 13,000 km!
Lewis and Clark selected a group of military men called the corps of discovery and civilians, led by Captain Meriwether.
Many animals were new to Lewis and Clark including the grizzly bear and the prairie dog! Incredible!
All the websites used in this presentation are: Wiki, History.com, Legends of America, Google, YouTube, and 10 little facts about the Lewis and Clark expedition. Note that all of this was put into my own words, but has the same topic the websites were talking about :D.
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