The Story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

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Courier Corporation, 2004 - History - 365 pages
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Much of the history of the great American Northwest begins with the story of the 1800s Lewis and Clark expedition. This concise narrative, based on authentic records, follows the group through Indian territory, the valleys of the Upper Missouri, the Yellowstone, and the Columbia rivers, the Great Divide, and the Pacific slope.
 

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Contents

Chapter Pace I A Great Transaction in Land i
1
Beginning a Long Journey
6
From the Lower to the Upper River
14
Novel Experiences among the Indians
23
From the Tetons to the Mandans
33
Winter among the Mandans
46
From Fort Mandan to the Yellowstone
57
In the Haunts of Grizzlies and Buffalo
67
Down the Pacific Slope
183
Down the Columbia to Tidewater
201
From Tidewater to the Sea
220
Camping by the Pacific
235
With Faces turned Homeward
253
The Last Stage of the Columbia
266
Chapter Pace XXI Overland East of the Columbia
277
Camping with the Nez Perces
295

In the Solitudes of the Upper Missouri
80
To the Great Falls of the Missouri
97
In the Heart of the Continent
110
At the Sources of the Missouri
137
From the Minnetarees to the Shoshonees
149
Across the Great Divide
165
Crossing the Bitter Root Mountains
305
The Expedition Subdivided
312
Adventures on the Yellowstone
327
The End of a Long Journey
342
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Noah Brooks (1830-1903) was a journalist and editor who worked for newspapers in Sacramento, San Francisco, Newark, and New York. Michael Burlingame is the May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor Emeritus of History at Connecticut College, author of The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln, and editor of An Oral History of Abraham Lincoln and Inside Lincoln's White House, among other books.

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