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A look at reliable sources about the Corps of Discovery.
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Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail - Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail (U.S. National Park Service)

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail - Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail (U.S. National Park Service) | Lewis and Clark | Scoop.it

From the National Park Service...more than just info about the trail and National parks.

 

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Sheila Ahyakak-Yazzie's curator insight, November 27, 2013 12:48 PM

On January 18, 1803 U.S. President Thomas Jefferson sent a message to congress asking for 2,500 dollars, to send an officer and a dozen soldiers to explore the Missouri River, make contact with Indians, expand fur trade and locate the northwest passage. Over their trip from May 14, 1804 to September 23, 1806 from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean and back. They had 4 dozen men that covered 10 to 20 miles a day. Pushing and pulling their 10 ton keelboat and to dugout boats up the Missouri River. They arrived in a little village near present day North Dakota. On June 2, 1805 the expedition party arrived at a part of the river. Arriving back at the Missouri River.

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Lewis and Clark | PBS

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Lewis and Clark, the companion Web site to the Ken Burns film, 'Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery.'...
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Library of Congress: Lewis & Clark (Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America, Library of Congress)

Library of Congress: Lewis & Clark (Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America, Library of Congress) | Lewis and Clark | Scoop.it

The course of geographic revelation was never simple, never in a straight line. Ancient ideas and cherished illusions persisted as explorers and cartographers struggled to make new knowledge fit old frameworks. Many primary source documents and images to see here.

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Lewis and Clark Organization

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A non-profit organizaiton dedicated to promoting and educating those interested in learning more about Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery.

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