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Enlightenment science in the Pacific Northwest, the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Enlightenment science in the Pacific Northwest, the Lewis and Clark Expedition

a one-day symposium given on February 18, 1984, at Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon

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Published by Printed by Dynagraphics for Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aubrey Watzek Library -- Catalogs.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel -- To 1848 -- Congresses.,
  • United States -- Exploring expeditions -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by William F. Willingham and Leonoor Swets Ingraham.
    ContributionsWillingham, William F., Ingraham, Leonoor Swets.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14396896M

      The Lewis and Clark Expedition began in , when President Thomas Jefferson tasked Meriwether Lewis with exploring lands west of the . Step 1: Begin a discussion about the Lewis and Clark journey by asking students what they learned about the articles they have read over night. As a class, make three lists on the board: Background, President Thomas Jefferson, and the Louisiana Purchase. Once all the facts are on the board, and students have copied the information into their notebooks, prompt students to synthesize this.

    The Science of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1. Identify species in the animal and plant kingdom (Science) 2. Describe characteristics of specific plants and animals (Science) 3. Lewis & Clark Among the Indians of the Pacific Northwest Lewis & Clark and the Language of Discovery Native American Contributions to the Lewis & Clark Expedition. An emigrant from Germany who prospered as a middleman in the fur trade and investor in New York real estate, Astor had listened keenly to reports of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. One of America's first millionaires, Astor thought big. His vision was to establish a post near the ocean shore in the Pacific Northwest.

    Lewis and Clark in Kansas. In President Thomas Jefferson asked Congress for funds to send an expedition from the Missouri River to the Pacific Northwest. This was in anticipation of the acquisition of Louisiana Territory. France sold the , square miles in this territory to the United States for 60 million francs ($15 million). Valuable notes on the Soulard map are in John L. Allen, Passage through the Garden: Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, , pp. –49; Aubrey Diller, "A New Map of the Missouri drawn in ," Imago Mundi 12 ()–80; Wheat, Mapping the Trans mississippi West, –


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“For the members of the Lewis and Clark expedition, the suspension of their own mores when they came in contact with the Indian nations was quite the opposite of battle, bringing not horrors, but the guiltless pleasure of a liaison unlike any in the United States- unlike any, because it didn't have to be arranged, induced, concealed, limited, remunerated, or sanctified.”.

Lewis and Clark described for science at least mammals, birds, reptiles and fish, as well as at least plant species. They made the first attempt at a systematic record of the meteorology of the West, and less successfully attempted to determine the latitude and longitude of significant geographical points.

The Lewis and Clark Expedition, Harry Fritz, pg 64, 13 ] When "Point 1 you raised on claiming the Pacific Northwest, "It was the publication of their explorations [Gray and MacKenzie] that had induced Jefferson and Congress to mount an armed excursion up the Missouri and down the Columbia". The Lewis and Clark Expedition from Augto Septemalso known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the United States expedition to cross the newly acquired western portion of the country after the Louisiana the s, the federal government memorialized the winter assembly encampment, Camp Dubois, as the start of the Lewis the Lewis and Clark Expedition book Clark voyage of.

When Thomas Jefferson sent Lewis and Clark into the West, he patterned their mission on the methods of Enlightenment science: to observe, collect, document, and classify. Such strategies were already in place for the epic voyages made by explorers like Cook and Vancouver.

Lewis and Clark Expedition - Lewis and Clark Expedition - Pacific Ocean and return: They finally arrived at the Pacific Ocean in mid-November, with Clark recording in his journal, “Ocian in view. the joy.” Fierce storms delayed their progress for nearly a month. The members conducted a democratic vote on where to spend the winter, with even York and Sacagawea casting votes.

Expedition fromto Octo Over the duration of the trip, fromto Septemfrom St. Louis, Missouri, to the Pacific Ocean and back, the Corps of Discovery, as the expedition company was called, traveled nearly 8, miles (13, km).The entourage, numbering about four dozen men, covered 10 to 20 miles (16 to 32 km) a day—poling, pushing, and.

member-scholars. Titled: "Perspectives on our Past - Enlightenment Science in the Pacific Northwest: The Lewis and Clark Expedition", the program comprised five lectures on a variety of subjects related to the Expedition and the Pacific Northwest. This was part III of a four part, 15 month program, that is.

As a kid growing up in the Pacific Northwest, there were numerous reminders via place names of these explorers named Lewis and Clark (Clark Fork, Lewiston, historical markers of their route, etc). Given the ruggedness of the terrain, I knew that these men must have been made of very tough stuff and resourcefulness then/5(K).

As historian Thomas P. Slaughter points out in Exploring Lewis and Clark, “For the Nez Perce, all of the expedition’s men were remarkable, but York was the most alien of all.” A handful of. Lewis and Clark Through Nez Perce Eyes. Nez Perce Campaign of One Day from Freedom.

Horses Reach the Pacific Northwest. Awakening the Bear. Frazor's Razor. Early America. Thomas Jefferson. Louisiana. About the book River of Promise.

Foreword by Clay Jenkinson (excerpt) William Clark. William Clark (). Lewis and Clark took the process to a new level, accepting the hospitality of dozens of Native groups as they sought a navigable water route to the Pacific. This richly illustrated, interdisciplinary study provides a unique and complex portrait of the material and cultural legacy of Indian America, offering readers perspective on lessons.

Enlightenment Science Meets Manifest Destiny In his letter of instructions to Lewis, Jefferson encouraged the team to observe and document its findings in the spirit of Enlightenment science, which was spawning discovery, exploration, and conquest across the globe at that time.

Most likely prepared for the Lewis and Clark expedition on the eve of its departure from St. Louis, this map was part of a collection accumulated by William Clark. Although place names are in French, its Spanish origins are implied by the dramatic, albeit conjectural, bend of the Missouri River towards the south into modern-day New Mexico.

Historians across the U.S. are trumpeting the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial, a celebration of the famed journey of exploration, from St. Louis. Enlightenment Science in the Pacific Northwest: The Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Portland: Lewis & Clark College, First Edition. Softcover. Lewis & Clark College, Portland, First Edition. Fine Condition. Illustrated paper covers, chart, map by William Clark of the route and camps to the whale site, near Tilamook Head on the Oregon.

Amid much public excitement, American explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark return to St. Louis, Missouri, from the first recorded overland journey from the Mississippi River to the Pacific.

Lewis and Clark's two-year expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River and back—one of the great feats of exploration in our history—solidified American claims not only to Louisiana but also to the Oregon Territory of the Pacific Northwest.

But Lewis and Clark's mission was much more than a feat of navigation. Lewis & Clark Chronicle is located in McAfee on the Undergraduate Campus.

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Correspondence must include your name and location and may be edited. Lewis & Clark Chronicle.For me the book that changed everything was John L. Allen's Passage through the Garden: Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest, first published by the University of Illinois Press in Reading it set me to studying western exploration in general and the Lewis and Clark expedition .Idaho Governor's Lewis and Clark Trail Committee; Yellowstone Public Radio; Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation; Journal excerpts are from The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, edited by Gary E.

Moulton, 13 vols. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, ). ©– by Discovering Lewis & Clark ®.