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Lewis & Clark and the crossing of North America

David Holloway

Lewis & Clark and the crossing of North America

by David Holloway

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lewis, Meriwether, -- 1774-1809,
  • Clark, William, -- 1770-1838

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 219

    Statementintrod. by Sir Vivian Fuchs
    SeriesThe Great explorers
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16424506M

    The journals of Lewis and Clark are the most detailed records of the expedition. They describe about_____ plants and _____ animals that had not been reported to scientists. Map It! Within the World Book article “Lewis and Clark expedition,” you will find a map with the same name. Study the map and answer the following questions: File Size: KB. The Journal-keeping Methods of Lewis and Clark. Clark's last entry is a reminder that "wrighting &c." was one of the principal tasks of the captains, and one that they thoroughly fulfilled. As Donald Jackson has observed, Lewis and Clark were "the writingest explorers of their time. They wrote constantly and abundantly, afloat and ashore, legibly and illegibly, and always with an urgent sense.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark by Meriwether Lewis. These selections from the journals of Lewis and Clark tell of the explorations and discoveries the team of explorers made as they crossed North America from Saint Louis to the Pacific coast from to Both Benjamin Franklin's proposal for the creation of the American Philosophical Society and its charter charged the organization with fostering discovery and exploration through surveys, charting, and mapping of the unknown expanses of North America and its “Sea-coasts, or Inland Countries; Course and Junctions of Rivers and Great Roads, Situations of Lakes and Mountains, ” and.

      Canada's Lewis and Clark: Alexander Mackenzie When it came to continent crossing, the noted U.S. explorers were a step behind Canada's Alexander Mackenzie. And until you hike his namesake trail, you can't truly appreciate the toughness of . By mid-October , the Lewis and Clark expedition reached the Mandan villages on the banks of the upper Missouri River in present-day North they found several large, successful settlements with an overall population of about 5, people. The Mandan villages were an important trade center that brought together many different native groups as well as a handful of multilingual.


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Lewis & Clark and the crossing of North America. New York, Saturday Review Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Meriwether Lewis; William Clark; William Clark; Meriwether Lewis: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Holloway. Get this from a library.

Lewis & Clark and the crossing of North America. [David Holloway] -- Few feats of exploration match the Lewis and Clark expedition in romantic and historic interest.

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition began inwhen President Thomas Jefferson tasked Meriwether Lewis with exploring lands west of the Mississippi River. Lewis and Clark and the Crossing of North America by David Holloway. Saturday Review Press, Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy.

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by Holloway, David and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at It was the sole pre-Linnæan book on American natural history recounting in detail his crossing of North America through Canada in Paul Russell Cutright, Lewis & Clark: Pioneering Naturalists (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, ), 7.

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.

Captain Lewis, wearing the red sash that indicates his rank, and with his partially collapsed spyglass in his left hand, is ordering one of his men to give the Indians some of the meat from the mule deer the hunters have shot.

Journal entries by both Lewis and Gass indicate the hunters shot three deer after the crossing was complete. Furthermore, in reality the hunters would have field-dressed. Sir Alexander Mackenzie (or MacKenzie, Scottish Gaelic: Alasdair MacCoinnich; – 12 March ) was a Scottish explorer known for accomplishing the first east to west crossing of America north of Mexico inwhich preceded the more famous Lewis and Clark Expedition by 12 years.

The Mackenzie River is named after him, the longest river system in Canada and the second longest in Born:Stornoway, Lewis, Scotland. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and the Corps of Discovery crossed the North American continent from totraveling from St.

Louis, Missouri to the Pacific Ocean and back. The explorers kept journals and drew maps during their voyage, and their observations greatly increased the available information about the North American continent.

It was the greatest explorative expedition the young United States of America had ever known. Onco-commanders Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out from Camp Dubois, outside of.

A gripping account of four explorers adrift in an unknown land and the harrowing journey that took them across North America years before Lewis and Clark One part Heart of Darkness, one part Lewis and Clark, Brutal Journey tells the story of a group of explorers who came to the new world on the heels of Cortés; bound for glory, only four Cited by: 7.

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.

Most likely prepared for the Lewis and Clark expedition on the eve of its departure from St. Louis, this map was part of a collection accumulated by William Clark. Although place names are in French, its Spanish origins are implied by the dramatic, albeit conjectural, bend of the Missouri River towards the south into modern-day New Mexico.

Scale ca.Relief shown by hachures. Meridian: London and Washington. From Lewis, Meriwether, History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2.

His second journey took him westwards across the Canadian Rockies to the Pacific, the first crossing of North America by a white man since de Vaca. Mackenzie travelled very largely on his own initiative, but Lewis and Clark led an official, government sponsored, expedition.

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark Author: History Bot. Along the track of their expedition, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark had kept detailed journals of their discoveries. Clark had made route maps charting the territory they passed through.

Soon after returning from the journey, Clark began incorporating the new geographical knowledge into a large new map of the ted as Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Louisiana Territory.Check out this great listen on In the years, andtwo men commanded an expedition which explored the wilderness that stretched from the mouth of the Missouri River to where the Columbia enters the Pacific, and dedicated to civilization a new empire.

Their names were Me.Beautifully illustrated, this story chronicles the journey of Sacagawea leading travelors Lewis and Clark on an expedition to locate a passage to the Pacific Ocean.

The story, seen through the eyes of Sacagaewa's baby John Baptiste, comes to life with the warm colors and magnificent animals that belong to the majesty of the young United :