It Happened on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

It Happened on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

by Erin H. Turner
     
 

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Author Erin H. Turner brings to light 44 fascinating events from Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's 1804-1806 expedition from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean and back, including the first democratic vote west of the Mississippi, the remarkable and unexpected reunion of their Indian guide Sacagawea with the clan brother she hadn't seen in years, the day they found

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Author Erin H. Turner brings to light 44 fascinating events from Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's 1804-1806 expedition from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean and back, including the first democratic vote west of the Mississippi, the remarkable and unexpected reunion of their Indian guide Sacagawea with the clan brother she hadn't seen in years, the day they found a huge whale on the beach, and their discovery of Carolina parakeets—a now extinct species—west of the Mississippi.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762725847
Publisher:
TwoDot
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Series:
It Happened In Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
954,244
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.34(d)

Meet the Author

Erin H. Turner is a writer and editor living in Helena, Montana. Her other books include More Than Petticoats: Remarkable California Women, It Happened in Northern California, and It Happened in Yellowstone. She has a degree in history and gender and women's studies from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, and has traveled extensively throughout the West.

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