We promise you peace and prosperity if you do not engage in war
We accept your proposal
The Corps of Discovery set off from Camp Dubois outside St. Louis and sail up the Mississippi River. Nearly four dozen men are involved. Clark brings a slave named York.
4. The Adventures of Lewis and Clark
Nice to meet you, Charbonneau and Sacajawea. Please, guide us on our journey.
The Corps of Discovery reaches the Platte River and the Great Plains.
5. The Adventures of Lewis and Clark
Here are the specimens we collected, President Jefferson.
Also, meet our new friends, the Indian Chiefs
The Corps of Discovery meet with Western, Missouri, and Oto Indians north of Omaha. They make peace, and hand out medals, flags, gifts, and show off their technology. They promise peace and prosperity if the tribes do not enagage in war.
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We are in desparate need of your horses!
My name is Carneahwait, the chief of the Shoshone Tribe. We will provide you with our horses.
Winter of 1804-1805:The Corps of Discovery reach the Mandan Villages. They meet with the Mandan and Hidatsa Indians. They begin to build Fort Mandan to stay for the winter. They meet Charbonneau and his wife Sacajewea. Lewis and Clark hire them as guides/interpreters.
We need to keep building this fort! It is so cold!
It would be our pleasure!
April of 1805: The Corps of Discovery continue their journey west along the Missouri River. 11 men returned to St. Louis with collected specimens and journal entries, and Indian chiefs to be introduced to Jefferson.
August of 1805: The Corps of Discovery were looking for the Shoshone tribe, who had horses that they needed in order to cross the Rocky Mountains. When they met on August 17th, 1805, they discovered that the tribes chief, Carneahwait, was Sacagawea's brother.