What river did Lewis and Clark follow?

Answer Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored and mapped a water route to the Pacific Ocean. The rivers traveled were the Ohio River, Missouri River, Yellowstone River, Salmon River, Clearwater Rive... Read More »

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What Rivers Did Lewis and Clark Follow?

Lewis and Clark began their expedition traveling down the Ohio River before traveling up the Mississippi River and connecting with the Missouri River near St. Louis. The crew continued on smaller r... Read More »

What is the name of the great river that Lewis& Clark were searching for?

The explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were searching for the "River of the West" or the "Northwest Passage," a river that people at the time believed ran from the eastern United States a... 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 »

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 »