Corps of Discovery
By: Lauren King
- Sacagawea’s first name was Boinaiv meaning “Grass Maiden”
- Toussaint Charbonneau, Sacagawea's Capture married her but their relationship was not like a husband wife relationship and more like a owner slave relationship.
- After the expedition group traveled up the mountains, they reached a land and were greeted and fed by the Nez Perce Indians and helps them build canoes to continue their expeditions.
- Other than the pacific ocean, Weippe Prairie was the most welcoming place for the expeditionists.
- Joined the Virginia militia to help stop the Whiskey Rebellion
- His death was sudden and abnormal. Many believe it was because of his mental illnesses
- Took care and adopted Sacagawea's son.
- He served as governor of Missouri.
- 15 States were created from the Louisiana Purchase
- Napoleon's Brother tried talking him out of it.
- Weighed from 110 to 150 pounds.
- For years people thought his name was Scannon, because of misreading handwriting in the Lewis and Clark journals.
- The Missouri was named Peki-tan-oui on early French maps; it has been nicknamed “Big Muddy” because of the amount of solid matter it had.
- It has over 100 local dam's.
Sergeant Charles Floyd
- He thought he had gotten rid of his sickness just days before he died when his sickness came back harder and he ruptured his appendix.
- He enlisted in the army a few years before the expedition and was the first in Kentucky to enlist to go on the expedition
Food They Ate
- The Nez Perce Tribe planted a lot of food to eat such as, ruit collected included service berries, gooseberries, hawthorn berries, thorn berries, huckleberries, currants, elderberries, chokecherries, blackberries, raspberries, and wild strawberries.
- They also were hunters and hunted Deer, elk, moose, bear, geese, duck, rabbits, squirrel, badgers and marmot.
- After walking 9 miles from their camp, they finally reached the top of the "Spirit Mound" which had a beautiful landscape.
- One of the few remaining physical features of the upper Missouri River.