Meriwether Lewis and William Clark discovered 100 new animal species and 170 new plants while creating detailed maps of the new territory the United States purchased from the Frenc...
The Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery
Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross what is now the western
portion of ...
Lewis & Clark prepares students for lives of local and global engagement.
Located in Portland, Oregon, the college educates approximately 2000 ...
This nickel features the culmination of the Lewis
Afterward, the Corps continued along the route of the Missouri River until they reached a fork in late May 1805 and were forced to divide the expedition to find the true Missouri River. During the... More »
Teaching With Documents: The Lewis and Clark Expedition. Background. In
1803 President Thomas Jefferson guided a splendid piece of foreign diplomacy ...
On May 14th 1804 Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out on an amazing
expedition across the Louisiana Territory.
When Thomas Jefferson dispatched Lewis and Clark to find a water route across
North America and explore the uncharted West, he expected they'd encounter ...
March 10, 1804. Lewis and Clark travel to St. Louis to attend ceremonies formally
transferring the Louisiana Territory to the United States. May 14, 1804
Companion site to the Ken Burns film, 'Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps
of Discovery.' Information on the explorers, expedition journals, trip timeline ...