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What did Lewis and Clark discover?

What did Lewis and Clark discover?

But during their 8,000-mile journey from Missouri to the Pacific Ocean and back between 1804-1806, Lewis and Clark discovered 122 animal species, including iconic American animals like the grizzly bear, coyote, prairie dog and bighorn sheep.

What was the purpose of the Lewis and Clark expedition?

Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804–06) was a U.S. military expedition, led by Captain Meriwether Lewis and Lieutenant William Clark, to explore the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Northwest. The expedition was a major chapter in the history of American exploration.

What did Lewis and Clark say about Sacagawea?

Lewis and Clark did not give Sacagawea anything. We are not even sure if they treated her with constant respect. When the Corps reached the Pacific Ocean, it was a big moment for everyone. And Lewis and Clark “indulged” Sacagawea, allowing her to see what they had all come many miles to witness.

What were the three main goals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition?

Their mission was to explore the unknown territory, establish trade with the Natives and affirm the sovereignty of the United States in the region.

Who was the teenage girl that went with Lewis and Clark?

Other names Sakakawea, Sacajawea
Known for Accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Spouse(s) Toussaint Charbonneau
Children Jean Baptiste Charbonneau Lisette Charbonneau

Why are Lewis and Clark statues being taken down?

On July 10, the city removed the Lewis & Clark statue featuring Sacajawea after many people claimed the statue was misrepresenting the famous Native American women. According to a CNN report, Sacajawea appeared to be cowering behind Meriwether Lewis and William Clark rather than being shown as a leader.

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