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Lewis and Clark Expedition
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What were Lewis and Clark's first names?
Meriwether and Williams
In what year did the infamous expedition begin?
How long did the expedition take?
Whose idea was it to begin this adventure?
How many original members were there in the Corps of Discovery?
How many years has it been since Lewis and Clark's journey?
Meriwether Lewis collected specimens of plants, animals, and rocks to take back home and study. What is a specimen?
How much did Lewis and Clark's expedition cost?
What was Lewis and Clark's expedition called?
Corps of Discovery
Sacagawea, the only woman guide and interpreter on the expedition was a member of what Indian tribe?
What happened as the explorers crossed the Rocky Mountains?
They ran low on supplies, including food?
What major land acquisition made the expedition possible?
What was the name of Clark's slave whom he took on his mission?
What was the most important accomplishment of the expedition?
Both, data collection on plant and animal specimens and opening the unknown west for further discovery, were very important
Members of the group collected plants and animals specimens, set up trade relationships, and what?
Recorded weather data
Sacagawea was a major part of the expedition because....
She could speak Shoshoni, French, and Minatari and she knew the land and how to find food.
What type of dog was Seaman, the only non-human member of the Corps of Discovery?
Lewis used the word "fortitude" to describe Sacagawea after she saved the expedition's journals, which had been blown into the river by a sudden wind. What does "fortitude" mean?
Strength and courage
Which description of expedition's encounters with American Indians is most accurate?
Most encounters were friendly
Based on Meriwether Lewis's and William Clark's occupations before the expedition, what can you infer about the men they recruited to join the Corps of Discovery?
Most of the were soldiers
How many square miles were added to the United States through the purchase of Louisiana Territory?
More than 800,000 miles were added
What was the average price per acre?
Only about 4 cents per acre
How many full acres could you buy for a quarter?
What was Clark's main job? What was Lewis' main job?
Make maps of the area and navigate, or direct their path. Lewis' main job was to gather information about the land, plants, and animals.
What is an interpreter?
Someone who translate one language into a different one
What is an expedition?
A journey with a specific goal
What did Sacagawea save when the boat capsized?
Clark's journal and other valuables