What Was the First Thing Lewis& Clark Found?

Answer In May of 1804 Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out on an expedition to explore the land acquired in the Louisiana Purchase. One of the first discoveries they made on their journey was the Gr... Read More »

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When did Lewis and Clark die?

Meriwether Lewis died at the age of 35 on October 18, 1809 of an apparent suicide, although some historians argue that he could have been murdered, according to the Virginia Center for Digital Hist... Read More »

Where did Lewis& Clark come from?

President Thomas Jefferson appointed William Clark and Meriwether Lewis to lead the Corps of Discovery on its expedition. Both men were born in Jefferson's native Virginia in the years prior to the... Read More »

What was the first sight Lewis and Clark saw?

Prairie dogs were the first sights reported by explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on their North American expedition. They called the little animals "barking squirrels" and reported that ... Read More »

How Far Did Lewis and Clark Travel?

The Lewis and Clark Expedition, led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, began on May 14, 1804 and ended on September 23, 1806. It took place on the order of President Thomas Jefferson for the pu... Read More »