Lewis, Clark, Perot discussed on Historical Figures - Meriwether Lewis & William Clark


It was a mix of our and mystery the dangers that lay ahead were countless but the biggest danger was actually the smallest faux or lewis complained about them often in his journals mosquitoes lewis wrote in one of his summer entries july twelve he tino five the skeet owes extremely troublesome to me today of all the animals grizzly bears mountain lions buffalo snakes it was the mosquito that harmed him most but before we pull it that thread let's embark on the journey that would solidify lewis and clark as two of the most influential people in american history our vessels consisted of six small canoes and to large perot's this little fleet although not quite so respectable as those of columbus or captain cook was still viewed by us with his much pleasure as those deservedly famed adventurers ever be held bears and i dare say with quite as much anxiety for their safety and preservation were now about to penetrate a country at least two thousand miles and with on which the foot of civilized man had never trodden the good or evil had had in store for us with four experiment yet to determine and these little vessels contained every article by which we were to expect to subsist or defend ourselves lewis's own words early on in the journey he understood the vast nece that lay ahead of him and his crew but no one could anticipate the power and mercurial nature of the missouri river itself.

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