Erin Turner has given 44 fascinating stories about the events that shaped the Lewis and Clark Expedition, including little-known episodes as they explored the continent, and mapped a route across the vast territory of the western United States. In an easy-to-read format you'll learn the "rest of the story" of this famous pair in American history.
Author Erin H. Turner brings to light 44 fascinating events from Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's 1804-1806 expedition from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean and back, including the first democratic vote west of the Mississippi, the remarkable and unexpected reunion of their Indian guide Sacagawea with the clan brother she hadn't seen in years, the day they found a huge whale on the beach, and their discovery of Carolina parakeets--a now extinct species--west of the Mississippi.
Erin H. Turner is a writer and editor living in Helena, Montana. She has a degree in history and gender and women's studies from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, and has traveled extensively throughout the West.
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