In 1804, on their famous expedition to explore the uncharted American West, Lewis and Clark promised the Missouri Indians peace and prosperity if they didn’t make war. This fascinating new book follows Lewis and Clark and the members of their Corps of Discovery expedition describing the effects of their encounters with various Native nations along the way.
• full-color maps of their routes
• Sacagawea, the expedition’s Native interpreter, and York, Clark’s slave and childhood companion
• the customs and cultures of the Shoshone, Teton Sioux, and Minitari nations
• the many exotic plants and animals the explorers discovered
• what daily life was like on an expedition, including how they cured illness and punishment used to keep discipline
• an authentic recipe from life on the trail
• America’s social and economic state after the expedition
Teacher’s guide available.