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MOBI õ DOC The Journals of Lewis and Clark 9780670826117 FREE ´ DANPASHLEY ☆ [Reading] ➶ The Journals of Lewis and Clark Author Meriwether Lewis – In 1803 when the United States purchased Louisiana from France the great expanse of this new American territory was a Inwhen the United States of Lewis Kindle #216 purchased Louisiana from France the great expanse of this new American territory was a blank not only on the map but in our knowledge President Thomas Jefferson keenly understood that the course of the nation's destiny lay westward and that a national The Journals PDFEPUBVoyage of Discovery must be mounted to determine the nature and accessibility of the frontier He commissioned his yo Did you know Lewis and Clark had a dog with them that went all the way to the Pacific and back

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E territories of Idaho Washington and Oregon Together the captains kept a journal a richly detailed record of the flora and fauna they sighted the Indian tribes they encountered and the awe inspiring landscape they traversed from their base camp near present day St Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River In keeping this record they made an incomparable contribution to the literature of exploration and the writing of natural histo There is something about the imperfect spelling and broken grammar that is flavorful and solid like the scratches on a vintage record or the fuzz in the background on the radio Also some of the passages are just flat out cool in their curt yet epic appraisal of the landscape Yep over there the Indians won't go near that mountain because it's said that it's defended by Spirits and Little People who will kill you if you get too close Me and Lewis are gonna go check it out tomorrow Liked it for a while but then my 21st century mind drifted Worth a peek if not for the dazzling walk through a faraway time via the eyes of people who actually lived it

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The Journals of Lewis and ClarkUng secretary Meriwether Lewis to lead an intelligence gathering expedition from the Missouri River to the northern Pacific coast and back From to Lewis accompanied by co captain William Journals of Lewis eBook #180 Clark the Shoshone guide Sacajawea and thirty two men made the first trek across the Louisiana Purchase mapping the rivers as he went tracing the principal waterways to the sea and establishing the American claim to th These dudesSeriouslyIf you want to know what it takes to survive in the wilderness read these journalsI feel like the general sentiment these days is that Lewis and Clark are both stereotypical ignorant dorks who crossed America just with Sacagewea to help them and that she pretty much did all the heavy lifting for them That Lewis was the pansy sort of intellectual and Clark the somewhat uneducated but man's man co captain Not true in the slightest For one thing they had 33 companions with them including Sacagawea's husband and a French trapper both of whose names Lewis and Clark routinely butcher the dorksThey were also both terrible spellers another endearing trait And while Sacagawea certainly helped them it's not like she blazed the trail and were followed by the ignorant non natives who were completely helpless Nope Not at all In fact I surprised myself by growing uite fond of them both though I'll admit I preferred Clark and though the journals are hardly page turners there ARE rather intense moments and also rather endearing moments as well Not necessarily in what these two say but how they say it Honestly justRead this Seriously It's abridged it's fun it's interestingAnd it's history that reads like fiction The best kind