Lewis and Clark
Ten things you may not know about the expedition
Ten things i didn't know about The Lewis and Clark Expedition
#2 You may not know they named every creek, lake, mountain and desert after something or someone it reminded them of.
#3 Their dog "Seaman" suffered a lot, survived a lot and helped a lot it scared away a bull/buffalo from camp and caught an antelope more than once.
#4 York was clarks man-servant was many times, inspected by indians because theyd never seen a Blackman.
#5 Lewis and clark were greeted with open arms when they entered Mandan and Hiditasas territory.
#6 For religious purposes the tribes were very open and let them take up winter living quarters.
#7 They believed they would encounter volcanoes erupting, woolly mammoths and mountains made of salt.
#8 Clark estimated they had traveled a distance of 4162 miles and he was within 40 miles of the actual distance.
#9 Sacagawea saved many thing when a boat capsized and lewis & Clark Named the river after her.
#10 The expedition followed Missouri through what is now Kansas city and Omaha