The Shoshone Peacemaker

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Sacagawea was an adventurous and courageous woman. During her life she traveled with Lewis and Clark. She will be remembered for being and interpreter on the expedition to find the Northwest Passage to the Pacific Ocean. The influential person that saved America I’ll be writing about is Sacajawea, meaning “Bird Woman.” For starters, Sacagawea symbolizes women’s worth and independence, erecting several statues and plaques in her memory, and doing much to spread the story of her contributions. Her main contribution is guiding the Lewis and Clark expedition in ____. With the help of Sacajawea, America would not be what it today. Body:

1.All About Sacajawea. Where/when she was born. What kind of tribe she was. Her upbringing. Sacagawea was a Shashone Indian born “around” 1790. She was taken to slavery at a young age, and from slavery went to be noted a great woman and also is remembered on the 2000 one dollar coin. a.She was born “around” 1790 in ______, which is now Idaho b.Shoshone Indian (also known as “snake people”)

c.Around1800, Sacajawea along with the ___ were kidnapped by Hidatsa Indians (Minnetarees), taken to Dakota…meeting her French soon to e husband/father d.
2.The Lewis & clark expedition, how it came about and her contribution to it, why she contributed in it… Sacagawea was the interpreter for Lewis and Clarks adventure, declared by Thomas Jefferson in 1803 to find a water route to the Pacific Ocean. America could possibly not be what it is today without the help of Sacagawea. Sacagawea was first known at birth as Boinaiv, which means " Grass Maiden;" she was part of the Shoshone tribe. She was born at about 1790 and she was from the area in which is now today Idaho. At the age of twelve she was camped near the Missouri River in Montana. They were encroached upon by warriors from the Hidatsa. There were four men, fourwomen, and many boys killed that day. That day Boinaiv and many other girls and boys were taken back to the Hidatsa...
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