10 Things About Lewis & Clark
By: Sage Lagud
Thomas Jefferson thought that during the expedition they would encounter wooly mammoths. Before Lewis and Clark completed their expedition American's could only imagine what what lurked in the uncharted territories beyond the Rocky Mountains. Even Thomas Jefferson who owned a small library which held a ass of books was convinced that, the explorers would have run ins with mountains of salt, a race of Welsh-speaking indians and even herds of wooly mammoths and giant ground sloths. the expedition failed to sight any of the long-extinct creates, but lewis did describe 178 unknown species of plants and 122 new animals including coyotes, beavers and grizzly bears.