Scientific Discoveries on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

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Scientific Discoveries on the Lewis and Clark Expedition
The expedition of Lewis and Clark was considered to be the first of many journeys across the continent led by the United States to explore the territory west of the Mississippi river to the Pacific Coast. This was to be the inaugural inspection and survey executed to explore the resource opportunities in the American West. The Lewis and Clark Expedition was a directive from President Thomas Jefferson with several identified goals in mind. The first and foremost objective was to find a, “direct and practical water communication across this continent, for the purpose of commerce” (
Woodger
and
Toropov
2004). Beyond this though, the objectives of the expedition were to lay claim to the...
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Cathlamet
Indians
Cayuse
Indians
Chehalis Indians
Cheyenne Indians
Chinook Indians
Clackamas Indians
Clatskanie Indians
Clatsop
Indians
Cowlitz
Indians
Crow Indians (Absaroka)
Flathead Indians (Salish)
Hidatsa Indians
Kickapoo Indians
Klickitat
Indians
Kootenai
Indians
Mandan Indians
Minitari
Indians
Missouri Indians
Multnomah
Indians
Nez
Perce
Indians
Omaha Indians
Oto
Indians
Palouse Indians
Pawnee Indians
Quinault Indians
Shoshone Indians (Snake)
Siletz Indians
Siuslaw Indians
Skilloot
Indians
Tenino Indians
Teton
Sioux Indians
Tillamook Indians
Umatilla Indians
Umpqua Indians
Wahkiakum
Indians
Walla Walla Indians
Wanapum
Indians
Wasco Indians
Wishram
Indians
Yakima Indians
Yankton Sioux Indians (
Nakota
)
(Ambrose 2006)