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Lewis and Clark: Exploring the American West
     

Lewis and Clark: Exploring the American West

by Kate Robinson
 

After trekking over four thousand miles, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the Corps of Discovery sighted the Pacific Ocean. The two great explorers carved their names on trees to prove that two United States military officers had reached the Pacific by land. Lewis and Clark failed to achieve their ultimate goal of finding a direct water route across the

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After trekking over four thousand miles, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the Corps of Discovery sighted the Pacific Ocean. The two great explorers carved their names on trees to prove that two United States military officers had reached the Pacific by land. Lewis and Clark failed to achieve their ultimate goal of finding a direct water route across the continent. However, the explorers discovered numerous animal and plant species unknown to western science, mapped uncharted territory, interacted with many American Indian nations, and helped open up the West for American expansion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598451245
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Series:
Great Explorers of the World Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.86(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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