Provides facts and information about the travels of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and their Corps of Discovery and its importance in relation to Native Americans and the westward expansion in the United States.132 EXPLORATION, LATER While French colonization efforts went slowly, they made significant advances in establishing contact with the Indians of the GREAT PLAINS. In the late 1720s and into the early 1740s the French-Canadian trader Pierre de La VAcrendrye conducted searches with ... Encounters with a Distant Land: Exploration and the Great Northwest. ... Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003. exploration, later When the LOUISIANA PURCHASE doubled the size of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition|
|Author||:||Elin Woodger, Brandon Toropov|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|