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1 Lewis and Clark A Scavenger Hunt

2 Introduction Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were sent on a mission by President Jefferson to explore the Louisiana Purchase and find a route to the Pacific Ocean. Today you are being sent on a mission to explore websites and find answers to questions about their journey.

3 Directions Use the hyperlink on each slide to find the answers to the questions. Be sure to read carefully. The answers may be found in unexpected places, but they are there! Record your answers here. Move to the next slide by clicking on the arrow.

4 New Perspectives on the West- Sacagawea
What tribe was Sacagawea from? What tribe kidnapped her? When Sacagawea returned to her tribe to act as an interpreter, who was the chief?

5 New Perspectives on the West- Meriwether Lewis
Before being handpicked by Thomas Jefferson to lead the expedition, what was Meriwether Lewis’s occupation? From PBS as of July 22, 2005 <http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/i_r/lewis.htm>

6 New Perspectives on the West- William Clark
William Clark was the youngest of how many sons? From PBS as of July 22, 2005 <http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/a_c/clark.htm> When did Lewis and Clark become friends?

7 Who was the 34th member of the expedition?
Inside the Corps Who was the 34th member of the expedition?

8 A Timeline of the Trip What was the final cost of the expedition?
What was the date that Jefferson announced the purchase of the Louisiana Territory for 15 million dollars? From PBS as of July 22, 2005 <http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/archive/map2_b.html>

9 Three Forks of the Missouri
Before Lewis and Clark encountered the Three Forks of the Missouri, what was it used for?                                                                                                          From the National Park Service as of July 22, 2005 <http://www.nps.gov/mnrr/>

10 Congratulations! You have successfully navigated the Scavenger hunt. Lewis and Clark would be proud! Remember to print your answers.


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