Lewis and Clark Pdf

Lewis and Clark

Number of page: 162
Author: Ralph K. Andrist
Publisher: New Word City
ISBN: 9781612308845
Category: History

On May , 1804, a party of explorers dispatched by President Thomas Jefferson set off up the Missouri River into America's newly acquired Louisiana Territory. Under the leadership of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the men of the Corps of Discovery would cross the continent and into history. Here, from award-winning historian Ralph K. Andrist, is the dramatic story of their epic journey.

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About The Author

Award-winning historian Ralph K. Andrist was a longtime editor in the American Heritage Book Division. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota with a major in journalism. During World War II, he served as a lieutenant on the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier Tulagi. His books include Jackson, The Gold Rush, and The Polar Explorers.

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