The Famous Expedition of Lewis and Clark The expedition of Lewis and Clark was a very important time in history. It was a time of growth and new discoveries in the U.S.A. Lewis and Clark were able to discover many plants and animals by their characteristics. Due to the new discoveries by Lewis and Clark, the nation began to expand. They were skillful, resourceful and intelligent. These character traits made them different from what we are today. Their characteristics helped them throughout their famous expedition. Lewis and Clark had to face many challenges in order to discover plants and animals. He deled with his challenges by finding a different way out of the situation. When a challenge affronted him, he was very intelligent, skillful and resourceful. One of their toughest challenges was when they came across the Great Falls. To go up the river was impossible, so they took their gears that weighed tons and walked miles across the river. This shows that he intelligent because he knew that if they didn’t take their gears, it will be harder for them to survive. During their walk they would kill animals for their meals and they would shed their skin for clothes or warmth. This shows that they were resourceful and skillful. This is one example in which Lewis and Clark were skillful, resourceful and intelligent. As a result of the challenges they had faced to discover things, the nation began to grow. Due to their characteristics, they were able to find new things, which then expanded the nation. One discovery the made were the living organisms that lived there. “ This gained the interest in the west ( the nation was strengthened in the claim of the area.) This made the
8th Grade History
10 May 2013
Lewis & Clark
“In the spring of 1804, Lewis and Clark left St. Louis and headed up the Missouri River. They had 3 boats and they took 40 men with them, most of these men were Americans some French Canadians.” (Davidson). “These men needed to search the west for many reasons. One main reason was to set the stage for settlement of the West, also this land had not been explored yet. This exploration opened land and discovered….
Captain Meriwether Lewis and William Clark took the risk of life, limb, and liberty to bring back the precious and valuable information of the Pacific Northwest of the United States territory. Their accomplishments of surviving the trek and delivering the data to the U.S. government, have altered the course of history, but have some Historian's and author's stating, "It produced nothing useful.", and having "added little to the stock of science and wealth. Lewis and Clark's expedition is….
“Lewis and Clark Expedition”—An Integrated Learning Event
Lesson #1: PowerPoint
Teacher: Casey Lamping
Subject: Social Studies
Lesson Topic(s): Lewis and Clark Expedition PowerPoint
10 students: 4 girls, 6 boys
Students with IEPs who require accommodations specified in the IEP:
* 1-Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), Tier 3 Reading
Students without an IEP who have special needs:
* 1-Gifted and Talented
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The Lewis and Clark expedition was the equivalent in its day of a journey to the moon. Both had skilled men leading the expedition, were used to collect data, and used many important other people to make their journey successful. Leading both expeditions were skilled men. Lewis was a skilled soldier, skilled woodsman, and was chief aid to Jefferson, while Clark was and expert map maker, he could calculate rivers, and he was an army commander. On the first American journey to the moon three highly….
October 22, 2013
US History 1010
Lewis and Clark the Corps of Discovery
The Lewis and Clark expedition, better known as The Corps of Discovery. This was the first party to ever venture the west of the United States. They departed May 1804 on the Mississippi river from St. Louis where they made their way west through the continental divide to the coast of the pacific. After the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 President Thomas Jefferson commissioned the expedition. The Louisiana Purchase was one of….
Lewis and Clark Study Guide
The Lewis and Clark test will have the following sections:
A Map, A Timeline, Short Answer, and Multiple Choice
The following items may be on the test and should be studied before the test.
1. The Louisiana Purchase Map
2. The Lewis and Clark timeline, be able to put the events in order on a timeline
3. The 15 States that made up the Louisiana Purchase
4. The Impact on America Reading, What was the impact that Lewis and Clark had on America?
hope we find some new species of animals to send to Thomas Jefferson. It is so fascinating to find new species of animals every day. Yesterday we found the Horned Toad, and Lewis found it to be quite interesting so he kept playing with it, and it bite him right on the finger. It was actually hilarious if I do say so myself. Lewis didn’t find it funny at all and he said if we ever brought it up again, then there would be some punishment. So I’m just going to keep my mouth shut. It is about twelve o’clock….
Lewis and Clark Reloaded Case Study
Directions: Go to this website: http://www.sciencecases.org/bicycle_ride/bicycle_ride.asp
Complete the Answers to Parts I, II, and III
1. What body systems are primarily affected and what physiological changes would you expect Joe and Frank to experience during such rigorous exercise?
1. The body systems that are primarily affected are the respiratory, circulatory, cardiovascular, and muscular systems. The changes that they would probably experience….
The Lewis and Clark expedition ignited a period of expansion for the US. The enormous amount of new discoveries of all the new plant and animal species gave the United States a monopoly over certain products only found in the west. Ideas knowledge learned from the Indians influenced western medicine and helped shape diverse lifestyles, which provided the West with a much-needed break from the archaic ways of British living. The new geography discovered on the journey coaxed others to follow the expedition's….
The Expeditions of Lewis and Clark
America and I were astonished; President Jefferson doubled the size of the country with one purchase, the Louisiana Purchase. To add to the excitement, Meriwether Lewis asked me, a poor boat builder, to go along on the journey to the West. What was I going to do? Even though I made boats for a living, I had never explored past my little town in Virginia. After much contemplation, I thought, this is my time to explore the endless possibilities in what we Americans….