Corps of Discovery
By Alec Liska
- When Lewis and Clark encountered the Bear they said that it looked like it weighed 600 pounds.
-Some of the natives traded steak,berries,vegetables,fruits,and roots. The natives that Lewis and Clark encountered were often very generous to them, Lewis and clark were lucky when I tribe that could've easily killed them decided not to, and turn back.
-For transportation they built a keelboat which was 55 feet long, 8 feet wide, and carried up to 12 tons. It could also hold up to 27 men. They also built dugout canoes, they were 30 feet long and held up to 8 men. On the way back on the expedition, they flowed with the stream and traveled about 7 miles a day.
-She saved some of Lewis and Clarks important cargo.
-When Lewis and Clark met a tribe, Sacagawea found out that it was her real father.
-She gave Lewis and Clark horses to transportate faster, and without her they probably would've had to walk, and that would've taking forever.
5.Lewis's dog (Seaman)
-Lewis and Clark performed surgery on one of his arteries (back leg) that was bitten by a beaver.
-He was stolen by Indians but Lewis threatened them and he was saved.
-He is a male dog
-It was built of cottonwood lumber.
-It was triangular shaped
-They met Sacagawea here
-On there way back the camp site was burned down
-he was the only african-american person on the expedition
-he sometimes had some practical jokes and a play-actor
-he risked his life to save Clark's life by saving him from a flash flood
-He saved Lewis from a grizzly bear.
-He took ill on August at the end of July 1804
-He died August 20 1804
-Floyd wrote in his diary "I am very sick and have been for sometime but have recovered my health again".
-it was ceded to Spain in 1762
-Went to Napoleon in 1800
-900 feet wide
-80 feet high
-there were cactuses around it