Friday, December 10, 2010

Lewis and Clark Expedition (online activity)

Visit the site below. Answer the questions.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/west/index.html


1. What year did Thomas Jefferson ask Lewis to undertake this expedition?

2. What were the goals of the expedition?

3. What will you take with you on your voyage? (enough food for the two year trip or plenty of paper?)

4. As you travel, you encounter many Native Americans. Name one tribe you encounter along the way.

5. Who was Charbonneau's teenage bride who undertook most of the voyage with you?

6. She is Shoshone, true or false?

7. Along the way, you must pass through which mountains?

8. You also must cross a number of rivers. Name one.

9. How do various Native American tribes help you along the way?

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