When Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the "Corp of Discovery" left St. Louis, Missouri, on May 21, 1804, their mission was to
explore the vast, unknown territory acquired a year earlier in the Louisiana Purchase. The travelers hoped to find a waterway that
crossed the western half of the United States. They didn't. However, young readers will love this true-life adventure tale of the two-year
journey that finally brought the explorers to the Pacific Ocean.
What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition?
Age Range: 8 - 12
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