The discovery of the Northwest Passage and the Pacific Ocean starts with Lewis and Clark beginning in Illinois. There they went through Missouri then they came across the Missouri Indians. After meeting the Missouri Indians, they traveled through Kansas along with a little bit of Iowa. From there, they explore Nebraska. In Nebraska, they meet the Oto Indians. They travel to Montana, then Idaho, and ended in Oregon.
Items and Tools taken on the Journey
- Short Rifles~ On the expedition, they took short rifles which had 33 inch barrels with 7 grooves, and one turn in 48 inches.
- Corn Mills~ Lewis and Clark used corn mills to make flour. These corn mills were made out of metal which were very important to the expedition.
- Wrenches~ The expedition required wrenches which were essential for gunsmithing and for iron boats.
Books- "The Journals of Lewis and Clark" , "As Far as the Eye Can See" , "The Lewis and Clark Expedition"
Websites- www.pbs.org/lewisandclark , www.lcbo.net , wwww.lewisclark.net/journals , www.lewisandclarktrail.com