The Corps of Discovery embarks from Camp _ _ _ _ _ _.
The kind of boat Lewis and Clark used at the beginning of their journey.
He wrote in his journal about the expected dangers ahead, including “warlike nations of savages of gigantic stature” and impassable mountain ranges.
He dies of a suspected ruptured appendix near modern-day Sioux City, Iowa.
Where Lewis and Clark encountered with Native American tribes.
When the Tense Encounter With the Teton Sioux happened.
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ breakdowns are common during the expedition, given that Lewis and Clark often rely on three-way translation.
She is the 17-year-old, pregnant wife of Toussaint Charbonneau.
A vital part to Lewis and Clarks survival and success.
When Lewis and Clark met Sacagawea.
What president tasked Meriwether Lewis with exploring lands west of the Mississippi River that comprised the Louisiana Purchase.
The fort they had to find for the winter before heading home.
The year Lewis and Clark returned home and shared their experiences with Jefferson.
The estimated miles The Corps had traveled.
The guardian of Sacagawea's children after she passed.
Lewis studied medicine, botany, astronomy and _ _ _ _ _ _ _ before the journey began.
The year President Jefferson and James Monroe successfully negotiated a deal with France to purchase the Louisiana Territory.
During the French and Indian War, France surrendered a large part of Louisiana to Spain and almost all of its remaining lands to _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
The name of the rock Clark carved his name and the date on a large rock formation near the Yellowstone River.
Many of the party suffered from frostbite, hunger, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ , bad weather, freezing temperatures and exhaustion. Still, despite the merciless terrain and conditions, not a single soul was lost.

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Lewis and Clark


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