On May 14 1804, 38 others joined Lewis and Clark on their journey. Jefferson had three goals for the journey. There were new Native Americans tribes when they were traveling. They passed the Northwest passage on there journey. They also passed Independence Creek on their journey. The Lewis and Clark Expedition is the epic journey across the United States. Now lets go on to the Missouri River. St. Louis was the first stop on the expedition.
Teton Sioux Territory
Thomas Jefferson hired Lewis on the journey. The Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the United States. After Jefferson hired Lewis, Lewis hired Clark to go on on the journey. Thomas Jefferson hired them because they were in the Army. On July 4 1804 they had their first fourth of July expedition. They started their two-year expedition on May 15, 1804. This is the Missouri River. Let's go on to the Great Plains.
Winter of 1804-1805
Much of the Lewis and Clark adventure took place at the Missouri River. In July and August of 1804 Lewis and Clark reached the Great Plains. Lewis and Clark saw huge herds of buffalo and elk. They also meat the Yankton Sioux Indians. Know lets go on to the Teton Sioux. Hope you liked the Great Plains.
As the Corps sailed north the met up with the Yankton Sioux. The Yankton Sioux however were nether frighted. Lewis and Clark kept notes describing a scalp. During this time William took notes. Lewis and Clark recorded their first big bear. I hope you loved the Teton Sioux. Lets go on to the next one that's the Winter of 1804-1805.
Lewis and Clark spent most of their time in the winter of 1804-1805 in North Dakota. Sacagawea and her baby son Jean-Baptiste traveled with the expedition. Here they hunted for buffalo and elk on the expedition. Lewis and Clark spent most of their winter time making maps and collecting plant samples. On their journey they also hired someone named Toussaint. On to the next stop.
In April of 1805 Lewis and Clark had made it through the winter.Lewis and Clark did not take threat seriously about the big animal. Luckily Lewis was able to shoot the bear in time before the bear killed him. Lewis nearly got caught by the grizzly bear. As Lewis and Clark continued west, they were dazzled by the wildlife. That was the Grizzly Country. Hope you loved it know lets go on to the Great Falls of the Missouri River.