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The Lewis and Clark Expedition, by Laurie Collier Hillstrom

Label
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Title
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Statement of responsibility
by Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A detailed summary of the epic journey through the western wilderness undertaken by Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and their Corps of Discovery in 1804-1806. Discusses the effects of the expedition on Native American cultures and examines its legacy in American history and imagination. Includes biographies, primary sources, and more"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
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1965-
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Hillstrom, Laurie Collier
Dewey number
917.804/2
Index
index present
Intended audience
Grade 9 to 12
LC call number
F592.7
LC item number
.H56 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Defining moments
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Lewis, Meriwether
  • Clark, William
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Lewis and Clark Expedition, by Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Louisiana Purchase -- The Corps of Discovery -- Up the Missouri River, 1804 -- Across the continent to the Pacific, 1805 -- The return journey, 1806 -- Settlement of the west -- Legacy of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Narrative overview. The Louisiana Purchase ; The Corps of Discovery ; Up the Missouri River, 1804 ; Across the continent to the Pacific, 1805 ; The return journey, 1806 ; Settlement of the west ; Legacy of the Lewis and Clark Expedition -- Biographies. Toussaint Charbonneau (c. 1760-1843), fur trader and translator for the Lewis and Clark Expedition ; William Clark (1770-1838), co-captain and primary mapmaker of the Corps of Discovery ; John Colter (c. 1774-1813), explorer, trapper, and member of the Corps of Discovery ; George Drouillard (c. 1774-1810), interpreter and hunter for the Lewis and Clark Expedition ; Patrick Gass (1771-1870), sergeant, carpenter, and journal keeper for the Corps of Discovery ; Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), president who organized the Lewis and Clark Expedition ; Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), explorer, naturalist, and co-captain of the Corps of Discovery ; Sacagawea (c. 1788-1812), interpreter and guide for the Lewis and Clark Expedition ; York (c. 1770-c. 1822), enslaved African-American member of the Corps of Discovery -- Primary sources. Alexander Mackenzie inspires American exploration ; President Thomas Jefferson asks Congress to fund and expedition ; The Louisiana Purchase Treaty ; Jefferson provides Meriwether Lewis with detailed instructions ; Lewis buys equipment and supplies for the expedition ; Lewis scouts the Great Falls of the Missouri River ; Sergeant Patrick Gass crosses treacherous mountain passes ; William Clark searches for winter quarters on the Pacific coast ; Sergeant John Ordway returns to civilization ; Lewis informs Jefferson that he completed his mission ; Jefferson meets with an American Indian delegation ; Native Americans offer their perspective on Westward expansion ; Historian James Ronda explores the legacy of Lewis and Clark -- Important people, places, and terms -- Chronology
Control code
ocn910987428
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 240 pages
Isbn
9780780814172
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015033665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The Lewis and Clark Expedition, by Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Louisiana Purchase -- The Corps of Discovery -- Up the Missouri River, 1804 -- Across the continent to the Pacific, 1805 -- The return journey, 1806 -- Settlement of the west -- Legacy of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Narrative overview. The Louisiana Purchase ; The Corps of Discovery ; Up the Missouri River, 1804 ; Across the continent to the Pacific, 1805 ; The return journey, 1806 ; Settlement of the west ; Legacy of the Lewis and Clark Expedition -- Biographies. Toussaint Charbonneau (c. 1760-1843), fur trader and translator for the Lewis and Clark Expedition ; William Clark (1770-1838), co-captain and primary mapmaker of the Corps of Discovery ; John Colter (c. 1774-1813), explorer, trapper, and member of the Corps of Discovery ; George Drouillard (c. 1774-1810), interpreter and hunter for the Lewis and Clark Expedition ; Patrick Gass (1771-1870), sergeant, carpenter, and journal keeper for the Corps of Discovery ; Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), president who organized the Lewis and Clark Expedition ; Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), explorer, naturalist, and co-captain of the Corps of Discovery ; Sacagawea (c. 1788-1812), interpreter and guide for the Lewis and Clark Expedition ; York (c. 1770-c. 1822), enslaved African-American member of the Corps of Discovery -- Primary sources. Alexander Mackenzie inspires American exploration ; President Thomas Jefferson asks Congress to fund and expedition ; The Louisiana Purchase Treaty ; Jefferson provides Meriwether Lewis with detailed instructions ; Lewis buys equipment and supplies for the expedition ; Lewis scouts the Great Falls of the Missouri River ; Sergeant Patrick Gass crosses treacherous mountain passes ; William Clark searches for winter quarters on the Pacific coast ; Sergeant John Ordway returns to civilization ; Lewis informs Jefferson that he completed his mission ; Jefferson meets with an American Indian delegation ; Native Americans offer their perspective on Westward expansion ; Historian James Ronda explores the legacy of Lewis and Clark -- Important people, places, and terms -- Chronology
Control code
ocn910987428
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 240 pages
Isbn
9780780814172
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015033665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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