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  • Lewis was born on August 18, 1774. He was a friend of Tomas Jefferson.
  • Lewis was a young Army Caption and got a letter Tomas Jefferson ( who was about to become president)
  • It was offering him the job of his secretary-aide.
  • When is said "knolege of the Western country" hinted Jefferson was planning an expedition to explore the West and decided that Lewis would be the commander
  • On February 28 1803 Congress funded the Expedition to the West
  • Clark Accepted the offer to go West with Lewis
  • Lewis and Clark where the leaders of the expedition to explore the west area of the Mississippi River
  • There job was to learn as much as they can about the territory. They kept journals of everything they saw.
  • Observed over 178 plants and 122 animals Produced lots of literature about the west Drew attention to discovering the west Encouraged fur trading with Indians
  • Craig's Lewis and clark PPT

    1. 1. Lewis and Clark By: Craig
    2. 2. Lewis http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/63/10263-050-BB45DC47.jpg
    3. 3. August 18 1774 <ul><li>Lewis was born </li></ul>http://www.hmdb.org/Photos/5/Photo5008.jpg
    4. 4. March 6, 1801 <ul><li>Lewis was a young Army Caption and got a letter Tomas Jefferson </li></ul>http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/preservation/history/louis/images/lewis.jpg
    5. 5. The letter to Lewis <ul><li>Secretary-Aide </li></ul>http://jeffersonswest.unl.edu/images/jef.00035.a.jpg
    6. 6. The Letter Said <ul><li>Your knolege of the Western country, of the army, and of it's interests and relations has rendered it desireable for public as well as private purposes that you should be engaged in that office </li></ul>
    7. 7. The letter to Lewis <ul><li>Knolege of the Western country </li></ul>http://memory.loc.gov/master/mss/mtj/mtj1/046/1100/1103.jpg
    8. 8. February 28 1803 <ul><li>Congress funded the Expedition to the West </li></ul>
    9. 9. Lewis <ul><li>And Tomas Jefferson sent a letter to Clark, asking if he would go with Lewis. </li></ul>http://www.history-map.com/picture/003/pictures/Expedition-Clark-Lewis.jpg
    10. 10. Clark http://www.lewis-clark.org/media/images/clark_peale-port.jpg
    11. 11. Clark <ul><li>Clark Accepted </li></ul>Accepted
    12. 12. The Expidition <ul><li>Lewis and Clark Explored the Mississippi River </li></ul>http://mshistory.k12.ms.us/index.php?id=94
    13. 13. The Expedition <ul><li>They kept journals of everything they saw. </li></ul>http:// www.peninsulaclarion.com/Lewisandclark /
    14. 14. They Discovered <ul><li>178 plants and 122 animals </li></ul><ul><li>Literature about the west </li></ul><ul><li>Drew attention to discovering the west </li></ul><ul><li>Fur trading with Indians </li></ul>
    15. 15. Information <ul><li>To read the journal they kept: Click Here </li></ul>
    16. 16. Credit <ul><li>I got my information from: </li></ul><ul><li>http://lewisclark.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: 319 Walnut Yankton, SD 57078 </li></ul><ul><li>__________________________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Lewis_and_Clark_expedition.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback; http://www.encyclopedia.com/emailus.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>__________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>I visited these sites: </li></ul><ul><li>January 17 2011 </li></ul>

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