Lewis and Clark

By Alyse Tureman

The Expedition

Lewis and Clark traveled from St. Louis to the pacifc ocean. The expedition was from 1804-1806.

President Thomas Jefferson...

He had always wanted to see the lands of Western North America-Louisiana purchase. That was when he called Meriwether Lewis for secretary aide to explore those lands.

People of the expedition

Encounters and Other

Encounters of the Corps of Discovery

They have encountered with nearly 50 Indian tribes during that journey. That was a good thing because they could trade them for items they needed.


Lewis was a young army captain, and Clark was a former commanding officer.