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Yes someone did get lost on the Lewis and Clark expedition.
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they ate nothing. they just traveled and just kept going to find their lost treasure


Yes. She helped Lewis and Clark through raging rivers, dreadful cliffs, and rugged mountains. If Sacajawea never exist, Lewis and Clark would be lost. Sacajawea, helpful and considerate, shown the way for Lewis and Clark. Therefore, Sacajawea was a great guidance for Lewis and Clark on their expedition.Please Do Not Change.


Sacagawea is mostly known for helping Lewis and Clark on their expedition exploring the Louisiana Territory for President Thomas Jefferson. America had just gotten that land from Britain after the Revolutionary War. Lewis and Clark were two former soliders. Sacagawea was a shoshone indian girl who took care of her baby while helping Lewis and Clark. She helped them go over mountains and showed them paths inbetween mountains. Without her Lewis and Clark would have got lost and died. Sacagawea treated ingured people. She save Clark when he got bitten by a snake. She was very important.


Yes. A few now famous places that they passed through in Montana: Little Bighorn Battle Feild, Lost Trail Pass, and the Madison Buffalo Jump.


the Corps only lost one man on the entire journey. Sgt. Floyd died early on, most likely from a burst appendix, according to historians.


President Thomas Jefferson authorized the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804 through 1806 of the Louisiana Purchase. The Lewis and Clark Expedition was sometimes called the Corps of Discovery. The Lewis and Clark Expedition did explore, scout, survey and map the lands of the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 and meet the Indians that inhabit it As early as January 18, 1803, in a secret message to Congress requesting $2,500 Jefferson was laying the foundation for The Lewis and Clark Expedition of the Louisiana Purchase even before the Louisiana Purchase was signed later in May of 1803 The Lewis and Clark Expedition of the Louisiana Purchase was underway August 31,1803 Meriwether Lewis and William Clark floated the Ohio River in the first step of their journey. On May 14, 1804, Lewis and Clark left St. Louis on a keelboat and two pirogue boats with an expedition of 29 men One of the men in the Lewis and Clark Expedition of the Louisiana Purchase was John Colter who would be remembered later as an explorer and trailblazer in his own right. 16 more men traveled with them as far as the Mandan villages located in current North Dakota before returning to St. Louis with specimens collected thus far The winter of 1805 was spent in North Dakota. The Lewis and Clark Expedition of the Louisiana Purchase kept detailed maps and diaries, studying the animals, plants, terrain and the Indians that they encountered. The success of the Lewis and Clark Expedition was due in part to the assistance that Sacagewea gave them after Meriwether Lewis assisted in the delivery of her child on February 11, 1805 On April 7, 1805 the Lewis and Clark Expedition set out in two pirogue boats and six canoes up the Missouri River. By the end of April the Lewis and Clark Expedition had reached the mouth of the Yellowstone River and by May had in their sights the Rocky Mountains June 13th is recorded as the day the Lewis and Clark Expedition reach the great falls of the Missouri River and that on August 15th the Continental Divide was crossed. The Lewis and Clark Expedition traveled over 1200 miles from the mouth to the source of the Missouri River As luck would have it the Lewis and Clark Expedition they were captured by Shoshone Indians on August 17th but the irony was that it was the long lost tribe of Sacagewea whose brother was now chief The Snake River was discovered flowing west on October 10th and the Cascade Mountains were reached by November. The headwaters of the Columbia River were obtained on November 7th and later in the month the Pacific Ocean was seen for the first time by the Lewis and Clark Expedition The winter of 1806 was spent in current Oregon in a makeshift fort that the Lewis and Clark Expedition built and named Fort Clatsop. Throughout the winter months, time was spent on the journals, maps and diaries recording and cataloging all of the specimens that had been collected thus far In March 1806, the Lewis and Clark Expedition broke camp and headed back east. The Lewis and Clark Expedition split up so that Lewis could explore further the Marias River while Clark explored the Yellowstone River to the Missouri River It was here that the Lewis and Clark Expedition of the Louisiana Purchase rejoined and returned to St. Louis on September 23, 1806. Mission accomplished! The final cost of the trip was close to thirty nine thousand dollars, a little more than the twenty five hundred originally requested for the Lewis and Clark Expedition of the Louisiana Purchase Only one man died during the Lewis and Clark Expedition which appears to have been due to an appendicitis attack The Lewis and Clark Expedition did forever imprint one bad impression on the Blackfeet Indians. Lewis regretfully tangled with Blackfeet Indians who were caught stealing some of the men's rifles and one Indian was shot another was stabbed to death. Throughout the settling of the West the Blackfeet Indians made war upon the mountain men the Army, and the pioneers due to this event The other incident also involved Lewis when another man in the party mistook him for an animal and shot him in the posterity. For weeks, Lewis was carried due to the pain in his behind The success of the Lewis and Clark Expedition was and is measured in its ability to create the enthusiasm of a nation to the dawning of a new era. From it came the mountain men the explorers the gold miners, the stagecoaches the pioneers the transcontinental railroad and the great expansion of the United States into the West The Lewis and Clark Expedition was a great inspiration for the American Dream. The Louisiana Purchase was a great resource giving fuel to a nation needing to grow The Louisiana Purchase marked one of the largest, if not the largest, land transactions in history. The persons who played key roles in this transaction were Thomas Jefferson , Napoleon I of France, Robert R. Livingston, James Monroe, and Lewis and Clark. The actual Treaty can be viewed. The vast Louisiana Territory was purchased for 60 Million Francs or about $15,000,000.00 of which $11,250,000.00 was to be paid directly. The balance to be covered by the U.S. in the assumption of French debts to U. S. citizens. This territory included 800,000 square miles of land. The purchase of the Louisiana territory came about as a result of concern to secure free navigation of the Mississippi River. President Jefferson sent Robert R. Livingston and James Monroe to negotiate with the government of the powerful Napoleon I for the sale of New Orleans. Since the aggressive French leader roused fears once France had just acquired Louisiana from the Spanish, Jefferson knew immediate action must be taken. Surprisingly, Napoleon offered not only to sell New Orleans, but the entire Louisiana territory.The treaty that Livingston and Monroe sent home aroused constitutional worries in Jefferson's mind. A Constitutional amendment would be extremely slow and Napoleon wanted the transaction finalized by a specific date. Since the nation was so young, issues such as the one at hand had not arisen before. Jefferson had to make a decision and that he did. He acted without hesitation and left the matter to the people to decide. With the exception of a small number of Federalists in New England, the people overwhelmingly accepted Jefferson's actions. The Louisiana Purchase was by far the greatest achievement of his presidency. This began exploration in the United States. Lewis and Clark were sent by Thomas Jefferson to explore the territory of the Louisiana Purchase.


I think Lewis and Clark would have gotten lost because they had never been in that area and no clue as to the safest way to get through the mountains. Sacagawea was their guide and she knew how to bypass mountains and avoid dangerous animals therefore keeping Lewis and Clark away from most danger giving them a safe passage to where they wanted to go.


knife river North Dakota is exactlly 5 miles and 45 feet long and that is where Lewis and clark found sacageweas lost baby


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Mathew Lewis and Meriweather Clark, (sent by President Thomas Jefferson) led an expedition from St. Louis Missouri to North west Oregon on the Pacific Ocean and back again to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase territory. They lost only 1 person to a medical illness that no one anywhere (at the time) could have cured.


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Lennox Lewis lost to the underdog Hasim Rahmann. This was considered a huge upset and Lewis wanted to have a rematch.


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Lewis and Clark ExpeditionFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia(Redirected from Lewis & Clark Expedition)"Lewis and Clark" redirects here. For other uses, see Lewis and Clark (disambiguation).The Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806) was the first overland expedition undertaken by theUnited States to the Pacific coast and back. The expedition team was headed by Meriwether Lewis andWilliam Clark and assisted by Sacajawea and Toussaint Charbonneau. The expedition's goal was to gain an accurate sense of the resources being exchanged in the Louisiana Purchase. The expedition laid much of the groundwork for the westward expansion of the United States.The Lewis and Clark expedition was only the third recorded transcontinental crossing of North America, having been preceded to the Pacific coast (on July 20, 1793) by a Canadian expedition led by explorerSir Alexander Mackenzie. Mackenzie had previously crossed North America in 1789 as well, but had turned north at the Continental Divide, also becoming the first European to reach the western Arctic Ocean. In 1536, Cabeza de Vaca and four others of the Narváez expedition reached the Pacific Ocean after crossing the continent through parts of what later became the United States.[1Louisiana Purchase and a western expedition"The river Missouri, and Indians inhabiting it, are not as well known as rendered desirable by their connection with the Mississippi, and consequently with us.... An intelligent officer, with ten or twelve chosen men ... might explore the whole line, even to the Western Ocean..."[2]The Louisiana Purchase in 1803 sparked interest in expansion to the west coast. The United States did not know precisely what it was buying and Francewas unsure of how much land it was actually selling. A few weeks after the purchase,President Thomas Jefferson, an advocate of western expansion, had Congress appropriate $2,500 for an expedition. In a message to Congress, Jefferson wrote:Thomas Jefferson had long thought about such an expedition, but was concerned about the danger. While in France from 1785-1789, he had heard of numerous plans to better explore the Pacific Northwest. In 1785, Jefferson learned that King Louis XVI of Franceplanned to send a mission there, reportedly as a mere scientific expedition. Jefferson found that doubtful, and evidence provided byJohn Paul Jones confirmed these doubts. In either event, the mission was destroyed by bad weather after leaving Botany Bay in 1788. In 1786 John Ledyard, who had sailed with Captain James Cook to the Pacific Northwest, told Jefferson that he planned to walk across Siberia, ride a Russian fur-trade vessel to cross the ocean, and then walk all the way to the American capital. Since Ledyard was an American, Jefferson hoped he would succeed. Ledyard had made it as far as Siberia when Empress Catherine the Great had him arrested and deported back to Poland.[3]The American expedition to the Pacific northwest was intended to study the Indian tribes, botany,geology, Western terrain and wildlife in the region, as well as evaluate the potential interference of Britishand French Canadian hunters and trappers who were already well established in the area.Jefferson selected U.S. Army Captain Meriwether Lewis, his aide and personal friend, to lead the expedition, afterwards known as the Corps of Discovery. In a letter dated June 20, 1803, Jefferson wrote to LewisThe object of your mission is to explore the Missouri river, and such principal stream of it as by its course and communication with the waters of the Pacific Ocean whether the Columbia, Oregon, Colorado or any other river may offer the most direct and practicable water communication across this continent for the purposes of commerce.[4]Lewis selected William Clark as his partner. Because of bureaucratic delays in the U.S. Army, Clark officially only held the rank of Second Lieutenant at the time, but Lewis concealed this from the men and shared the leadership of the expedition, always referring to Clark as "Captain".[5]JourneyClark made most of the preparations, by way of letters to Jefferson. He bought two large buckets and five smaller buckets of salt, a ton of dried pork, and medicines.Lewis declared the mouth of the river Dubois (on the east side of the Mississippi across from the mouth of the Missouri river) to be the expedition's official point of departure, but the two and one-half months spent descending the Ohio River can be considered its real beginning."Left Pittsburgh this day at 11 o'clock with a party of 11 hands 7 of which are soldiers, a pilot and three young men on trial they having proposed to go with me throughout the voyage."[6]With those words, written on August 31, 1803, Meriwether Lewis began his first journal entry on the epic Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Pacific Ocean.The first tribe of Sioux they met, the Yankton Sioux, were more peaceful than their neighbors farther west along the Missouri River, the Teton Sioux, also known as the Lakota. The Yankton Sioux were disappointed by the gifts they received from Lewis and Clark-five medals-and gave the explorers a warning about the upriver Teton Sioux. The Teton Sioux received their gifts with ill-disguised hostility. One chief demanded a boat from Lewis and Clark as the price to be paid for passage through their territory. As the Indians became more dangerous, Lewis and Clark prepared to fight back. At the last moment before fighting began, the two sides fell back. The Americans quickly continued westward (upriver) until winter stopped them at the Mandan tribe's territory.The party of 33 included 29 individuals who were active participants in the Corps' organizational development, recruitment and training at its 1803-1804 winter staging area at Camp Dubois, Illinois Territory. They then departed from Camp Dubois, near present day Hartford, Illinois, and began their historic journey on May 14, 1804. They soon met up with Lewis in Saint Charles, Missouri, and the corps followed the Missouri River westward. Soon they passed La Charrette, the last caucasian settlement on the Missouri River. The expedition followed the Missouri through what is now Kansas City, Missouri, and Omaha, Nebraska. On August 20, 1804, the Corps of Discovery suffered its only death when Sergeant Charles Floyd died, apparently from acute appendicitis. He was buried at Floyd's Bluff, in what is now Sioux City, Iowa. During the final week of August, Lewis and Clark had reached the edge of theGreat Plains, a place abounding with elk, deer, bison, and beavers. They were also entering Siouxterritory.In the winter of 1804-05, the party built Fort Mandan, near present-day Washburn, North Dakota. Over the course of the winter the expedition enjoyed generally good relations with the Mandan Indian tribe who lived alongside the Fort. It was at Fort Mandan that Lewis and Clark came to employ a French-Canadian fur trapper named Toussaint Charbonneau, whose young Shoshone Indian wife, Sacajawea, translated for the expedition among the Shoshone and Nez Perce. Sacajawea would also serve sometimes as a guide for the expedition.The expedition continued to follow the Missouri to its headwaters and over theContinental Divide at Lemhi Pass via horses. In canoes, they descended the mountains by the Clearwater River, the Snake River, and the Columbia River, past Celilo Falls and past what is now Portland, Oregon. At this point,[clarification needed] Lewis spottedMount Hood, a mountain known to be very close to the ocean. On a big pine, Clark carvedIn April 1805, some members of the expedition were sent back home from Mandan in the 'return party'. Along with them went a report about what Lewis and Clark had discovered, 108 botanical and zoological specimens (including some living animals), 68 mineral specimens, and Clark's map of the United States. Other specimens were sent back to Jefferson periodically, including a prairie dogwhich Jefferson received alive in a box."William Clark December 3rd 1805. By land from the U.States in 1804 & 1805"[7]The explorers began their journey home on March 23, 1806. On the way home, Lewis and Clark used four dugout canoes[8] they bought from the Native Americans, plus one that they stole in "retaliation" for a previous theft. Less than a month after leaving Fort Clatsop, they abandoned their canoes because portaging around all the falls proved terribly difficult.Clark had written in his journal, "Ocean in view! O! The Joy!". One journal entry is captioned "Cape Disappointment at the Entrance of the Columbia River into the Great South Sea or Pacific Ocean".[7] By that time the expedition faced its second bitter winter during the trip, so the group decided to vote on whether to camp on the north or south side of the Columbia River. The party agreed to camp on the south side of the river (modern Astoria, Oregon), building Fort Clatsop as their winter quarters. While wintering at the fort, the men prepared for the trip home by boiling salt from the ocean, hunting elk and other wildlife, and interacting with the native tribes. The 1805-06 winter was very rainy, and the men had a hard time finding suitable meat. They did not consume much Pacific salmon because the fish only return to the rivers to spawn in the summer months.The first written account of the expedition was published by Patrick Gass in 1807.[9] Lewis and Clark's much more extensive official report of the expedition wasn't released until 1814.[10]On July 3, after crossing the Continental Divide, the Corps split into two teams so Lewis could explore the Marias River. Lewis' group of four met some Blackfeet Indians. Their meeting was cordial, but during the night, the Blackfeet tried to steal their weapons. In the struggle, two Indians were killed, the only native deaths attributable to the expedition. The group of four: Lewis, Drouillard, and the Field brothers, fled over 100 miles (160 km) in a day before they camped again. Clark, meanwhile, had entered Crow territory. The Crow tribewere known as horse thieves. At night, half of Clark's horses were gone, but not a single Crow was seen. Lewis and Clark stayed separated until they reached the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers on August 11. Clark's team had floated down the rivers in bull boats. While reuniting, one of Clark's hunters, Pierre Cruzatte, blind in one eye and nearsighted in the other, mistook Lewis for an elk and fired, injuring Lewis in the thigh. Once reunited, the Corps was able to return home quickly via the Missouri River. They reached St. Louis on September 23, 1806.The Corps of Discovery returned with important information about the new United States territory and the people who lived in it, as well as its rivers and mountains, plants and animals. The expedition made a major contribution to mapping the North American continent.AchievementsGeography and mappingIn 1803, President Thomas Jefferson commissioned the Corps of Discovery as a scientific expedition to explore the newly acquiredLouisiana Purchase. The expedition's goal as stated by President Jefferson was "to explore the Missouri River and such principal stream of it as by its course and communication with the waters of the Pacific Ocean, whether the Columbia, Oregon, Colorado or any other river that may offer the most direct and practicable water communication across this continent for the purpose of commerce".[11] In addition, the expedition was to learn more about the Northwest's natural resources, inhabitants, and possibilities for settlement.[12] Although Lewis and Clark were not the first explorers to travel west and they did not achieve their primary objective of finding a waterway across North America, the significance of the expedition can be measured in other ways.[13]One of the most significant contributions of the Lewis and Clark Expedition was a better perception of the geography of the Northwest and the production of the first accurate maps of the area. During the journey, Lewis and Clark prepared approximately 140 maps.[14] Author Stephen Ambrose states that the expedition "filled in the main outlines of the previously blank map of the northwestern United States".[15]Before the expedition, most Americans were not aware of the size and extent of the Rocky Mountains. They believed that the Rocky Mountains could be crossed in a single day and that the Rockies separated the source of the Missouri River from a great "River of the West" that would empty into the Pacific Ocean.[12] However, the expedition found that the supposed single day of traveling was instead an 11 day ordeal that nearly cost them their lives and that an easy water route across the continent did not exist.[12]Natural resourcesFurther information: List of species described by the Lewis and Clark ExpeditionA second achievement of the expedition was a better understanding of the Northwest's natural resources. During the journey, the expedition documented over 100 species of animals and approximately 176 plants.[16] The expedition even sent a caged prairie dog, which had never been seen before in the East, to President Jefferson as a gift.[17] Over the two year journey, the expedition had made more discoveries of landscapes, rivers, native cultures, zoology, and botany of North America than any scientific expedition.[16]Native American relationsAnother achievement of the Lewis and Clark Expedition was that it established friendly relations with some of the Native Americans. Without the help of the Native Americans, the expedition would have starved to death or become hopelessly lost in the Rocky Mountains.[13] The expedition was especially indebted to a Shoshone woman named Sacagawea, who served as a guide and interpreter. The sight of a woman and her infant son would have been a reassuring sight to Native Americans who might have mistaken the armed explorers as a group on a warlike mission.[18] For the most part, encounters between the three dozen Indian tribes and the expedition were successful.[13] Author James Ronda states "Lewis and Clark matter today because they act as a benchmark by which we can measure change and continuity in everything from the environment to relations between peoples".[19] Lewis and Clark may not have found the elusive Northwest Passage and were not the first to explore the west, but as Robert Archibald states, "they were the first United States citizens to have described the place officially".[20] The fact that they were a scientific expedition was extremely important, especially during the Age of Enlightenment. The new knowledge they obtained about the Northwest's geography, natural resources, and native inhabitants sparked American interest in the west, and strengthened the nation's claim to the area.Ella Elizabeth Clark has written, "It was the Missouri River, not the young Indian mother, that served as the Expedition's "principal guide." Sacagawea had seen only a small part of the area explored and not since her childhood....Though she was not the guide for the Expedition, she was important to them as an interpreter and in other ways. Two days into the journey, Sacagawea collected edible roots hidden by small animals in piles of driftwood. The roots were a welcome addition to meat....Captain Lewis ended his report of the mishap with praise of Sacagawea: 'the Indian woman, to whom I ascribe equal fortitude and resolution with any person on board at the time of the accident, caught, and preserved most of the light articles [that] were washed overboard.'"



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