Lewis and Clark Assignment       Your Name: _______________________

1.     Who was the President who sent Lewis and Clark on the expedition? ___________________________________________________

2.     How much money were they given to spend on the expedition? ____________________

3.     Many supplies were needed for this expedition. List one example of the following kinds of supplies:

a.      Mathematical Instruments: ______________________________________

b.     Camp Supplies: ________________________________________________

c.     Presents for Indians: ____________________________________________

d.     Clothing:_______________ ______________________________________

e.      Arms and Ammunition: _________________________________________

f.       Medicine and Medical Supplies:___________________________________

4.     What were the four goals of the expedition? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

5.     What did they travel in? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

6.     What did Lewis and Clark spend most of their time doing? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

7. What happened on August 20, 1804 and what did the crew do to honor him? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

8. What animal did Lewis describe on September 7, 1804 and how did they attempt to catch one? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

9. What important members joined the crew at Fort Mandan? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

11. What did they send back to St. Louis and eventually the President? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

12. What would Lewis and Clark need to get across the Continental Divide and where could they get them? ___________________________________________________________________

13. How did the Shoshone Indians help the expedition? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

14. What did the men have to eat while in the Bitterroot Mountains? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

15. What was important about the decision made on November 24, 1805? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

16. How did they spend their winter on the Pacific Ocean? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

17. What happened on August 11, 1806? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

18. When did the expedition end? How long had it lasted? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

19. List 5 animals, 5 plants, and 5 Indian tribes discovered by the Lewis and Clark expedition.

a.      Animals:  ______________________________________________________

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b.     Plants: _________________________________________________________

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c.     Indian tribes: ____________________________________________________

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20. Tell what each person gets that completed the adventure in the fall of 1806. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________