5 The path Lewis and Clark took The path Lewis and Clark took. They had to cross over the Rocky Mountains in order to reach the Pacific Ocean. This was the hardest part of the trip! Not only did they have to get there, they had to get back home as well!!
8 The supplies needed Camp Supplies: 150 yards of cloth to be oiled and sewn into tents and sheetsplierschisels30 steels for striking to make firehandsawshatchetswhetstonesiron corn milltwo dozen tablespoonsmosquito curtains10 1/2 pounds of fishing hooks and fishing lines12 pounds of soap193 pounds of "portable soup" (a thick paste concocted by boiling down beef, eggs and vegetables)three bushels of saltwriting paper, ink and crayons
9 Mathematical Instruments: surveyor’s compasshand compassquadrantstelescopethermometers2 sextantsset of plotting instrumentschronometer (needed to calculate longitude)Presents for Indians:12 dozen pocket mirrors4,600 sewing needles144 small scissors10 pounds of sewing threadsilk ribbonsivory combshandkerchiefsyards of bright-colored cloth130 rolls of tobaccotomahawks that doubled as pipes288 knives8 brass kettlesvermilion face paint33 pounds of tiny beads of assorted colors
10 Clothing:45 flannel shirtscoatsfrocksshoeswoolen pantsblanketsknapsacksstockingsArms and Ammunition:15 prototype Model 1803 muzzle-loading .54 caliber riflesknives500 rifle flints420 pounds of sheet lead for bullets176 pounds of gunpowder packed in 52 lead canisters1 long-barreled rifle that fired its bullet with compressed air, rather than by flint, spark and powder
11 Medicine and Medical Supplies: 50 dozen Dr. Rush’s patented "Rush’s pills"lancetsforcepssyringestourniquets1,300 doses of physic1,100 hundred doses of emetic3,500 doses of diaphoretic (sweat inducer)other drugs for blistering, salivation and increased kidney outputTraveling Library:Barton’s Elements of BotanyAntoine Simon Le Page du Pratz’s History of LouisianaRichard Kirwan’s Elements of MineralogyA Practical Introduction to Spherics and Nautical AstronomyThe Nautical Almanac and Astronomical Ephemerisa four-volume dictionarya two-volume edition of Linnaeus (the founder of the Latin classification of plants)tables for finding longitude and latitudemap of the Great Bend of the Missouri River