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Opening the west with Lewis and Clark

Edwin L. Sabin

Opening the west with Lewis and Clark

by boat, horse and foot up the great river Missouri, across the Stony Mountains and on to the Pacific, when in the years 1804, 1805, 1806, young Captain Lewis, the Long Knife, and his friend Captain Clark, the Red Head chief, aided by Sacajawea, the Birdwoman, conducted their little band of men tried and true through the unknown new United States

by Edwin L. Sabin

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Published by J.B. Lippincott Company in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Edwin L. Sabin ... ; with illustrations by Charles H. Stephens, portraits, and a map.
ContributionsStephens, Charles H., ill., J.B. Lippincott Company., Washington Square Press.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S116 Opl
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 278, [2] p. (last 2 p. blank), [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6601656M
LC Control Number17024688
OCLC/WorldCa1804776

Lewis procured weapons at Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now in West Virginia), supervised the construction of a foot (metre) keelboat, and secured smaller vessels, in addition to designing an iron-framed boat that could be assembled on the his co-commander he selected William Clark, who had been his military superior during the government’s battles with the Northwest Indian. The epic journey began on , when Clark set off from St. Louis. The group consisted of almost four dozen men. They set off on a foot-long keelboat and by the end of July had already traveled miles, but had not yet met a single Indian.. During most of the first two and a half months Clark was on the boat making maps, while Lewis was on the shore studying rocks, soil, animals.

Book Review: Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West (Stephen E. Ambrose): WW Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West, by Stephen e, Simon & Author: Historynet Staff. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!/5(38).

The Corps of Discovery, a crew of over 40 men led by Captain Clark, leaves Camp Dubois in Wood River, Illinois, on They are traveling aboard 3 boats: 1 huge 55 feet long keelboat and two pirogues. They pick up their co-captain, Meriwether Lewis, in St-Louis. On they reach the.   Read an Excerpt. Chapter 1 Youth From the west-facing window of the room in which Meriwether Lewis was born on Aug , one could look out at Rockfish Gap, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, an opening to the West that invited exploration/5().


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It focuses more on Captain Meriwether Lewis than on Captain William Clark, in fact it is as much a biography of Lewis as an account of the expedition, as the subtitle makes clear: "Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the opening of the American West." Not that Clark was a mere supporting character, far from it, but Lewis bore the greater responsibility of planning the journey and reporting directly to Jefferson Cited by: Opening the west with Lewis and Clark: by boat, horse and foot up the great river Missouri, across the Stony Mountains and on to the Pacific, when in the years,young Captain Lewis, the Long Knife, and his friend Captain Clark, the Red Head chief, aided by Sacajawea, the Birdwoman, conducted their little band of men tried and true through the unknown new United StatesPages: Captain Lewis was invited to be present at the ceremony, as an official witness.

Captain Clark probably came over; perhaps some of the men, for all the countryside gathered at the great event. A number of Indians from up the Mississippi and up the Missouri, and out of the plains to the west, had witnessed the ceremony of transfer.

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An authentic recipe from life on the trail is included. 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.

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In the introduction to his book Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West, author Stephen E. Ambrose explains that he and his family have been obsessed with Lewis and Clark for over 20 years. UNDAUNTED COURAGE: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West User Review - Kirkus In a splendid retelling of a great story, Ambrose chronicles Lewis and Clark's epic 4/5(10).

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Ambrose has a way of telling compelling stories. Lewis and Clark weren’t, of course, the first explorers into the Missouri River. It had been mapped all the way to North Dakota. This book prints all the documents describing these trips for the 20 years prior to the departure of Lewis and Clark from St.

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition from Aug to Septemalso known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first expedition to cross the western portion of the United the s, the federal government memorialized the winter assembly encampment, Camp Dubois, as the start of the Lewis and Clark voyage of discovery and in it recognized Pittsburgh.

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