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Lewis and Clark By: Harlem, Oomae, and Meredith.  Meriwether Lewis was born on August 18, 1774  He died on October 11, 1809  He died of gunshot wounds.

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1 Lewis and Clark By: Harlem, Oomae, and Meredith

2  Meriwether Lewis was born on August 18, 1774  He died on October 11, 1809  He died of gunshot wounds in what was either a murder or suicide  He is known for being the captain of the famous journey called the Lewis and Clark expedition  He brought his dog Seamen Meriwether Lewis

3  He was born on August 1, 1770  He died on September 1, 1838  He died because he was old and ill  He was known for being the co captain in the famous journey the Lewis and Clark expedition  His slave York was forced to go William Clark

4  Her face is on the dollar coin  At age 12 she was captured by an enemy tribe  She was an interpreter on the Lewis and Clark expedition  She had a baby Jean Baptiste or Pomp as Clark called him Sacagawea

5 What  The Lewis and Clark expedition was the exploration of the Louisiana territory

6 Who Meriweather Lewis and William Clark and about 25 other men

7 When

8 Why Thomas Jefferson sent Lewis and Clark on this amazing well known journey to explore the new land that they had just bought

9 Thank you for listening to our presentation


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