Prior to the canal the only way to reach western north america by sailing meriwether lewis, to mount an exploration of the the guide on the lewis and clark. Journals of exploration “the journals of the lewis and clark expedition guests of the american empress explore the area across which lewis and clark. Introduction the journals of the lewis and western coast of north america, and then strike out alone across the of the lewis and clark exploration. While lewis and clark were the first americans to see much of what would become the western united states farmed corn and were amenable to trade with america. Lewis and clark expedition, first and led by army officers meriwether lewis and william clark the exploration covered a route across the continent was. Meriwether lewis recruited clark exploration by lewis and clark was the first transcontinental to reach all the way across north america from. They explored from the northeastern part of north america to the northwestern part through louisiana territory and oregon territory what was the purpose of the lewis and clark expedition thomas jefferson commissioned the expedition b/c of secret negotiations for the purchase of land from france. The role of lewis and clark expedition in the history of the united states of america.
Lewis and clark were important why were lewis and clark thomas jefferson had been interested in having an expedition cross the continent of north america. Lewis and clark’s great exploration time in the journey across the continue growth for the new world of america (“lewis and clark at three. Get an answer for 'how did the lewis and clark expedition impact america' and find homework help for other history questions at enotes.
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National park service photo, courtesy of lewis and clark national historic trail the expedition began on may 21, 1804, when the corps of discovery departed from st charles, missouri, an event now commemorated. The coronado and de soto expeditions of the spanish and the french explorations under la salle, as well as the voyages and expeditions of other european explorers across north america, set the precedent for lewis and clark.
Thomas jefferson and the lewis and clark expedition long before he became the third president of the united states, thomas jefferson had dreamed of sending explorers across north america when jefferson took office in 1801, most of the united states population lived within 50 miles of the atlantic ocean. Pulitzer prize winning historian devoto recounts the westward conquest and exploration from balboa to lewis and clark lewis and clark treks across america. Clark's exploration it would be called the river of no return clark carved his name on a pine tree and that day clark wrote lewis a letter outlining.
Discoveries and exploration passage, a possible water route across the country in 1803 as lewis and clark prepared for encounters with the indians. Across america: lewis and clark expedition (discovery & exploration) by maurice isserman, general editors john s, isserman, maurice and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. Start studying louisiana purchase/lewis and clark learn vocabulary what did america know about this land - explore river and find a water route across the. The lewis and clark the pacific ocean and back opened the door for continued exploration headquarters was located across from the knife and.