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Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

An Illustrated History

by Dayton Duncan

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Knopf .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7426376M
ISBN 100375706526
ISBN 109780375706523

  Millner’s article, published in , was timed to coincide roughly with the bicentennial of Lewis and Clark’s expedition, which formally launched in May AD. Lewis and Clark: learn more about the men behind the names, the Corps of Discovery team, Sacajawea and other native tribes they encountered, their journey.

Ask students about what kinds of events prompted the journey, challenges faced by the Corps of Discovery, and leadership skills needed by Lewis and Clark. (See Discussion starters below). Tell students that they will be going on their own journey, following Lewis and Clark and also making virtual visits to the trail today, but first they must. Front corner lightly bumped. Large Softcover. xxiii, [1], , [1] pp. "When Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the Corps of Discovery on their epic journey across the American West, they were acting not only as territorial explorers but also as diplomatic emissaries from Jefferson's U, S. government to the Indian peoples they encountered.

In this book, he compares the original journey of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery to his own vacations with his family along the Lewis and Clark Trail that offer an interesting modern perspective on one of the most important events in American history. The story is full of amazing facts regarding the surrounding land, weather. From —, in an exciting journey to the Pacific Ocean and back, Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery mapped the lands, described the natural wonders, and .


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Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery by Dayton Duncan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dayton Duncan, writer and producer of Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery, is the author of five other books, including Out West: An American Journey along the Lewis and Clark Trail, in which he retraced the route of the has been a consultant on many of Ken Burns's documentary films and was the co-writer and consulting producer of the PBS series "The Cited by:   The companion volume to Ken Burns's PBS documentary film, with more than illustrations, most in full color.

In the spring ofat the behest of President Thomas Jefferson, a party of explorers called the Corps of Discovery crossed the Mississippi River and started up the Missouri, heading west into the newly acquired Louisiana Territory/5. The United States as a country is less than 30 years old onas Lewis & Clark leave with Jefferson's "the Corps of Discovery" on their famous expedition to explore the west.

The photography of this DVD is stunningly beautiful, the music hauntingly reminiscent of the early 's/5(). Directed by Ken Burns. With Hal Holbrook, Adam Arkin, John Logan Allen, Stephen Ambrose. The story of the most important American exploration /10(K).

Lewis entrusted Clark to recruit men for their “Corps of Volunteers for Northwest Discovery.” Throughout the winter ofClark recruited and trained men at Camp DuBois north of. Lewis procured weapons at Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now in West Virginia), supervised the construction of a foot (metre) keelboat, and secured smaller vessels, in addition to designing an iron-framed boat that could be assembled on the his co-commander he selected William Clark, who had been his military superior during the government’s battles with the Northwest Indian.

Lewis and Clark Screensaver Available now for the Mac and Windows. Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery is a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C. In earlyas the expedition was beginning the return journey, Seaman was stolen by Indians and Lewis sent three men to retrieve the dog.

Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery ate over dogs while traveling the Lewis and Clark Trail, but Seaman was spared. Lewis and Clark's Journey Begins. The Corps of Discovery embarks from Camp Dubois outside of St. Louis, Missouri, in a foot keelboat to begin the westward journey.

As of July 30th, we have a new Shop PBS website. In order to keep your information secure, please create a new track an open order, click here. I thoroughly enjoyed reading Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery. The book is both very well written and well illustrated, bringing this great American adventure to life.

I endorse this book for history buffs as well as history students for its content and interesting reading/5. Scholastic's Lewis & Clark student activity shares with students the Corps of Discovery's exciting journey west. This online activity not only follows the historic journey from – — while students participate, they are encouraged to collect objects and information just as Lewis and Clark did for President Jefferson.

The Lewis and Clark Expedition from Augto Septemalso known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the United States expedition to cross the newly acquired western portion of the country after the Louisiana the s, the federal government memorialized the winter assembly encampment, Camp Dubois, as the start of the Lewis and Clark voyage of discovery.

York (s -before ) was the only African American on the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the first African American to have crossed North America to reach the Pacific.

York was born enslaved, the son of Old York and Rose who were the slaves of John Clark III, William Clark's father. York was William Clark's lifelong body servant willed to him by his father on J Lewis and Clark on the Lower Columbia by Charles M.

Russell () Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 5 – To the Pacific Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery will fight their way over the Rocky Mountains, and then descend the Columbia River, reaching the Pacific Coast in November of None of it was easy.

Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery is a companion site to the award-winning film of the same name produced by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan. Like many sites launched as documentary film companions, this one contains content designed to add to. This journey was truly a monumental physical, mental and spiritual journey.

Besides Lewis and Clark, four other members of the Corps of Discovery kept journals and are often quoted. I felt like I was there with them, experiencing their raw emotion, sometimes turbulent spirits, but above all, constant surprise and discovery along the trail/5.

Lewis and Clark had to think ahead and plan for times when wild game would be unavailable or in short supply. Their keelboat was stocked with nearly 7. Lewis & Clark: A Native American View 2 Background for teachers The Lewis and Clark Expedition, which began in May and ended in Septemberwas the first U.S.

government-sponsored expedition to ex-plore the interior of the American West. President Thomas Jefferson commissioned the expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery, to. Or that the Corps of Discovery frequently ate dogs.

Lewis and Clark got lost. These and other "believe-it-or-not" facts about the famous expedition of. Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery.

New York: Knopf, An illustrated history; companion book to the film. Funkhouser, Erica. Sureshot and Other Poems. Boston: Houghton.The following journal excerpts were compiled by Florentine Films in preparation for the making of “Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery.”.This book was so hard to put down!

The way the author combines the facts with the actual quotes from the Lewis and Clark journals (complete with spelling errors), the original sketches and descriptions by Lewis and Clark, old pictures and paintings, and the attention to the sequencing (i.e., he walks you straight through the entire journey and makes it flow) really makes this book come alive 5/5(5).