The Captains Dog By:Roland Smith
The westward expansion was..............
Westward Expansion 1803-1861. In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson purchased the territory of Louisiana from the French government for $15 million. The Louisiana Purchase stretched from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from Canada to New Orleans, and it doubled the size of the United States. To Jefferson, westward expansion was the key to the nation’s health
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Sacagawea was a Lemhi Shoshone woman who accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition as an interpreter and guide during their exploration of the Western United States. With the expedition, she traveled thousands of miles from North Dakota to the Pacific Ocean between 1804 and 1806.
Lewis and Clark Trail
Lewis and Clark traveled to the west because Thomas Jefferson commissioned them to.Thomas jefferson wanted them to explore the west ,so they can find new discoveries such as plants, geography and animals to report back to him.
The Captains Dog
The Captains Dog is about an adopted dog going on a journey with the Lewis and Clark Tribe. It shows the obstacles he and his tribe faced and their ride along the country.