Essays Tagged: "lewis and clark"

Describe the Lewis and Clark Expedition. What were the problems encountered? How did Lewis and Clark prepare for it? What were the results of the Expedition?

THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITIONThe Lewis and Clark Expedition was a result of the Louisiana Purchase. Tho ... orthwestern Wilderness. To lead this expedition into the wilderness, Jefferson appointed Meriwether Lewis, who was his personal secretary. Lewis picked William Clark as his co-leader for the expeditio ... tary. Lewis picked William Clark as his co-leader for the expedition, which came to be known as the Lewis and Clark Expedition. This expedition lasted from May 1804 to September 1806.Thomas Jefferson ...

(7 pages) 184 3 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A brief discription of the Lousiniana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark expedition. Paper concludes with their legacy and benifits to America.

Pacific Ocean. - On June 20, 1803, President Jefferson asked his young secretary Captain Merewether Lewis, to lead an expedition from the Mississippi River to the West Coast.Lewis agreed. As co-leader ... war. Both were familiar with the frontier and with Indians through their service in the army.Before Lewis and Clark set out, word came that Napoleon had sold an immense tract of land to the United Sta ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lewis and Clark Expedition. The expedition was able to maintain good relations with most of the Indians.

able to get along with the Americans, while other Indian tribes were not. This is also true for the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The expedition was able to maintain good relations with most of the Indi ... city of one group of humans to coexist harmoniously with another" (Calloway, 230).One reason on why Lewis and Clark knew that they needed to maintain good relations with the Indians was food and shelt ...

(2 pages) 45 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Critique

Undaunted Courage The novel Undaunted Courage provides a detailed description of the Lewis and Clark journey. The purpose of the Lewis and Clark expedition was to explore the western fr ... er. Stephen Ambrose, the author, used letters addressed to the president, journal entries from both Lewis and Clark, letters from Thomas Jefferson, and other written documents as implements to chronol ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How the Lewis and Clark expedition changed America: positively, through westward expansion and indian relations; negatively, through indirect destruction of native american tribes

is to discover them." When Thomas Jefferson planned the Corps of Discovery, the proper name of the Lewis and Clark expedition, its main purpose was to help increase American wealth through discovery ... hed all the way to the Pacific Ocean.2 Although it was not the main objective of Captain Meriwether Lewis and Captain William Clark, Jefferson did make it a goal to share the land with the Indians, an ...

(21 pages) 99 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Essay written about the relationship between aboriginals and explorers throughout history in response to three books.

ch pride in who they are, where they come from, and all they have accomplished. In The Journals and Lewis and Clark there was no substantial evidence of this impressment. However, in all three works, ... In conclusion, Darwin finds similar aspects in the aboriginals when he visits other places. Lewis and Clark were the great explorers who traveled across the United States of America. On their ...

(14 pages) 28 0 4.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Expedition of Lewis & Clark

The Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1803-1806 provided the country with its first western heroes and revea ... nd summer of 1803 were given over to preparations. Jefferson chose as leader a man named Meriwether Lewis, whom he described as "brave, prudent, habituated to the woods, and familiar with Indian manne ... ribed as "brave, prudent, habituated to the woods, and familiar with Indian manners and character." Lewis was born on a plantation in 1774 in Albemarle County, Virginia, in a wood-frame house near Jef ...

(4 pages) 37 0 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cheyenne Indians

ame is derived from the Sioux Indian word that means "people of alien speech."In 1804 the explorers Lewis and Clark met the Cheyenne tribe near the Black Hills of South Dakota, but there is evidence t ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

National Lewis and Clark Corporation Case Study

The National Lewis and Clark Corporation (NL&C) is an extremely fast growing company. Due to their recent expans ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Nez Perce: A History

The Nez Perce, a group of Native Americans located in what is now Idaho, were first contacted by Lewis and Clark in 1805 and were later given the name "Nez Perce" by French Canadian fur trappers wh ... a person who would not flinch from an arrow shot right by his nose, a brave man.At the time of the Lewis and Clark contact, the Nez Perce numbered about 6,000 people. However, by 1889 they numbered o ...

(9 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lewis And Clark

The book, which I read, is titled Lewis and Clark. It describes the journeys and expeditions of Meriweather Lewis and William Clark, t ... ntal exploration. The author of this book, Robert G. Ferris is showing how much of an impact Lewis and Clark's expedition had on the modern day size of the United States of America. He is showi ... ones. He takes accounts from authors of other books as well as notes and personal observations from Lewis and Clark themselves. He also went out and visited some of the same places that Lewis and Clar ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Journals Of Lewis And Clark

The Journals of Lewis and Clark are actual accounts taken from the text of their original journals. The accounts beg ... ars and snakes. Through this all they endured. I also found humor, mostly in the writings of Lewis. He tells of an adventure that almost cost him his life. He shot a buffalo and was gazing at i ... e about to be trampled by three buffalo! The other account might possibly not have been humorous to Lewis but I found it so. He states that when he was offered to ride with one of the Indians on the b ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lewis And Clark

In history, one of the greatest expeditions of America is the Lewis and Clark expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery, of the land west of the Mississipp ... ed ties with some of the Indian tribes encountered along the way. The knowledge brought back by the Lewis and Clark expedition has proved invaluable for the history and shaping of the United States. ... d a route to the Pacific. To conquer this enormous task, Jefferson wanted his secretary, Meriwether Lewis to head the expedition. Lewis, then, employed his friend, William Clark, to help him."The obje ...

(6 pages) 36 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Shoshone

The Shoshoni tribes date back for hundreds of years and had remained untouched until Lewis and Clark , whose way of life would be forever changed after the Lewis and Clark Expedition. T ... h the Shoshoni Indians travled and traded outside the tribe, they had never seen a white men before Lewis and his three men(pbs.org). When Lewis and his men were first spotted, the women on the huntin ... otted, the women on the hunting trip were said to have been frightened at first(pbs.org). Although, Lewis and his men meant no harm and put their guns down in order to establish a friendly relationshi ...

(5 pages) 14 1 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Our hearts fell to the ground

pectives of Indian people who lived through those times of manifestation and assimilation. From the Lewis and Clark expedition to the building of railroads, he attempts to explain the traumatic change ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Effects Of Music On Adolescents

t their parents and crisis. Professor Donald Roberts of Stanford and Professor Peter Christenson of Lewis and Clark College say, "For most kids, adolescence is a period for normal, gradual development ...

(8 pages) 61 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Charles Darwin

There is a character which is definitely a hero in the voyage of Lewis and Clark across America. Sacagawea is a hero in the voyage across the new country because of ... armed or even die. This is why Sacagawea could be called the hero of the voyage across America with Lewis and Clark in the novel, Streams to the River, River to the Sea by Scott O=Dell.Sacagawea perfo ...

(1 pages) 434 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Scagewea

There is a character which is definitely a hero in the voyage of Lewis and Clark across America. Sacagawea is a hero in the voyage across the new country because of ... armed or even die. This is why Sacagawea could be called the hero of the voyage across America with Lewis and Clark in the novel, Streams to the River, River to the Sea by Scott O=Dell.Sacagawea perfo ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sacagawea

There is a character which is definitely a hero in the voyage of Lewis and Clark across America. Sacagawea is a hero in the voyage across the new country because of ... armed or even die. This is why Sacagawea could be called the hero of the voyage across America with Lewis and Clark in the novel, Streams to the River, River to the Sea by Scott O=Dell.Sacagawea perfo ...

(1 pages) 938 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT TRAINING PROGRAM

ended to address the problems and issues undermining the Human Resource Department for the National Lewis and Clark Corporation. The sudden growth of the company assumes areas for consideration in ord ... am. The following are important criterion to consider: a.) administrative direction of the National Lewis Clark Corporation by completing necessary affiliations and certifications from governing agenc ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management