Journals of lewis and clark pdf
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition from August 31, , to September 25, , also 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 Purchase. The Corps of Discovery was a select group of U. The expedition made its way westward, and crossed the Continental Divide of the Americas before reaching the Pacific Coast.
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Access options available:. American Speech Davis, Charles L. Gary Moulton , editor of the volume work now considered the definitive edition of the Lewis and Clark journals, cites several scholars who have either done frequency counts of the various "misspellings" or made impressionistic comments about spelling in the journals, then notes the following: "The men's erratic, but delightful and ingenious, manner of spelling and capitalizing creates the most perplexing difficulties of all" 2: Betts , comments in a note, "This is especially true of Clark, who was not only the master misspeller of them all, but also displayed dazzling virtuosity in his approach to punctuation, capitalization, and simple sentence structure. For example, he points out that "Clark spelled the word Sioux no less than twenty-seven different ways.
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Clark's Journal, April I8-May I. CHAPTER XXVII (Part I). - FROM WALLA WALLA RIVER. TO LAWYER'S CA~ON CREEK Lewis's JO\lrnal, May
Lewis and Clark Expedition
A selection of the journals of Lewis and Clark When Thomas Jefferson acceded to the Presidency in , one of his great unfulfilled wishes was to see a proper scientific expedition carried overland to the Pacific. But in , Jefferson dusted off the basic plan he had devised for Michaux, and once again, prepared to send an exploring party to the west. From the outset, the Lewis and Clark expedition seemed destined to enjoy a better fate than its predecessors. While Michaux had become ensnared in international rivalries after entering the field, Lewis and Clark were presented with news that the Louisiana Territory had been purchased, removing one more international hurdle to clear in an already arduous course.
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