Documents of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

by
C. Bríd Nicholsonauthor

C. Bríd Nicholson is associate professor of history at Kean University, in Union, NJ.

Documents of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

20181231

ABC-CLIO

Pages 288
Topics American History;Science;Benjamin Rush;Corps of Discovery;Fossils;General George Rogers Clark;Jefferson and the West;Lewis and Clark;The Louisiana Purchase;Medicine in Early America;Native Americans;Republican Vs Federalist;Sacagawea;Trip Preparation;Voting Rights;Western Expansion

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Documents of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Author(s): Nicholson, C. Bríd;
Contributors: Nicholson, C. Bríd;
Abstract:

Through its extensive use of primary source materials and invaluable contextual notes, this book offers a documented history of one of the most famous adventures in early American history: the Lewis and Clark expedition.


• Contextualizes the expedition as a part of Thomas Jefferson's vision of America

• Documents all of the previous failed expeditions that Jefferson tried to organize

• Explores the lives of Lewis, Clark, Sacagawea, and York, both before and after the expedition

• Gives a detailed account of the preparations for the expedition

• Notes the political and historical success of the expedition

SortTitle: documents of the lewis and clark expedition
Keyword(s): American History; Science; Benjamin Rush; Corps of Discovery; Fossils; General George Rogers Clark; Jefferson and the West; Lewis and Clark; The Louisiana Purchase; Medicine in Early America; Native Americans; Republican Vs Federalist; Sacagawea; Trip Preparation; Voting Rights; Western Expansion
Author Info:
C. Bríd Nicholsonauthor

C. Bríd Nicholson is associate professor of history at Kean University, in Union, NJ.

eISBN-13: 9781440854569
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440854552
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 288
Publication Date: 20181231
Series: Eyewitness to History