How long did it take Lewis and Clark to complete their journey?
It took them more than two years to get from St. Louis, Missouri, to Oregon, and back again.
Inside, You'll Find:
How Lewis and Clark's voyage opened the door for people to move west;
Maps, a timeline, photos-and the animals that Lewis and Clark saw during their trip;
Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!
Table of Contents
1 Beyond the Mississippi River
What was the Louisiana Purchase? 7
2 Put to the Test
What gifts did Lewis and Clark give to the Native Americans they met? 13
3 Deep into the Wilderness
What people did Lewis and Clark see in Louisiana? 21
Animals of the Expedition
What kinds of animals did Lewis and Clark write about in their journals? 24
4 Across the Rockies to the Ocean
How did the explorers survive the most dangerous part of their journey? 27
5 Journey's End
What happened after Lewis and Clark returned from their trip? 35
True Statistics 43
Important Words 46
About the Author 48