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Meriwether Lewis and William Clark ? In the years 1804, 1805, and 1806, two men commanded an expedition which explored the wilderness that stretched from the mouth of the Missouri River to where the Columbia enters the Pacific, and dedicated to civilization a new empire. Their names were Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. This book relates that adventure from it?­s inception through it?­s completion as well as the effect the expedition had upon the history of the United States. (Summary from the text and Roger Melin)

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Author: Lighton, William R. (William Rheem), 1866-­1923Subject Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-­1806), William Clark --­1770-­1838, Meriwether Lewis -- 1774-­1809Publisher: Boston : Houghton, Mifflin and Co.­Year published: 1901Language: enDownload Ebook: (PDF) (EPUB)

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Journals, by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark (1814) Are there two American explorers more famous? Were there any braver? When they left St. Louis in 1804 to find a water route to the Pacific, no one knew how extensive the Rocky Mountains were or even exactly where they were, and the land beyond was terra incognita. Lewis and Clark's Journals are the closest thing we have to a national epic, and they are magnificent, full of the wonder of the Great West. Here are the first sightings of the vast prairie dog cities; here are huge bears that keep on coming at you with five or six bullets in them, Indian tribes with no knowledge of white men, the mountains stretching for a thousand miles; here are the long rapids, the deep snows, the ways of the Sioux, Crow, Assiniboin; here are buffalo by the millions. Here is the West in its true mythic proportions. Historian Stephen Ambrose's Undaunted Courage gives a fine overview, but to hear the adventure in the two captains' own dogged, . . .

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Meriwether Lewis and William Clark – In the years 1804, 1805, and 1806, two men commanded an expedition which explored the wilderness that stretched from the mouth of the Missouri River to where the Columbia enters the Pacific, and dedicated to civilization a new empire. Their names were Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. This book relates that adventure from it’s inception through it’s completion as well as the effect the expedition had upon the history of the United States. (Summary from the text and Roger Melin)

William Rheem Lighton (1866-­1923), was an American author, editor, journalist and lawyer. He wrote a few novels, romances of rural life, westerns, and historical pieces. Many of his stories depicted "Billy Fortune,­" a character based on his wife's cousin, a Wyoming homesteader. He and his wife built a farm in Arkansas which they named Happy Hollow Farm. In 1910 he wrote an article The Story of an Arkansas Farm which was published in the Saturday Evening Post. Due to . . .

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Meriwether Lewis and William Clark – In the years 1804, 1805, and 1806, two men commanded an expedition which explored the wilderness that stretched from the mouth of the Missouri River to where the Columbia enters the Pacific, and dedicated to civilization a new empire. Their names were Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. This book relates that adventure from it’s inception through it’s completion as well as the effect the expedition had upon the history of the United States. (Summary from the text and Roger Melin)

William Rheem Lighton (1866-­1923), was an American author, editor, journalist and lawyer. He wrote a few novels, romances of rural life, westerns, and historical pieces. Many of his stories depicted "Billy Fortune,­" a character based on his wife's cousin, a Wyoming homesteader. He and his wife built a farm in Arkansas which they named Happy Hollow Farm. In 1910 he wrote an article The Story of an Arkansas Farm which was published in the Saturday Evening Post. Due to . . .

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Journals, by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark (1814) Are there two American explorers more famous? Were there any braver? When they left St. Louis in 1804 to find a water route to the Pacific, no one knew how extensive the Rocky Mountains were or even exactly where they were, and the land beyond was terra incognita. Lewis and Clark's Journals are the closest thing we have to a national epic, and they are magnificent, full of the wonder of the Great West. Here are the first sightings of the vast prairie dog cities; here are huge bears that keep on coming at you with five or six bullets in them, Indian tribes with no knowledge of white men, the mountains stretching for a thousand miles; here are the long rapids, the deep snows, the ways of the Sioux, Crow, Assiniboin; here are buffalo by the millions. Here is the West in its true mythic proportions. Historian Stephen Ambrose's Undaunted Courage gives a fine overview, but to hear the adventure in the two captains' own dogged, . . .

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