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The Lewis and Clark Expedition Begins, it actually began two months early in PIttsburgh
Lewis and clark are provided with 2,500 for the expedition, they buy tons of items to insure there survival on the trip
They first saw the Pacific Ocean, on there voyage, they then went to the nearest indian tribe
Returned to St. Louis, and thanked by the president, for surveying the land.
They stayed with the Mandan Indians due to the extreme cold, the weather could cause frostbite in minutes
They hire a guide from the shoshone indians named old toby, Old toby guides them on there journey home
Some Blackfeet indians try and steal their rifles so, lewis kills two indians, this was there only confrontation which resulted in casualties
Moses Reed deserts the group, and returns home, but first the indians make him run the gauntlet 50 timmes
Member of the expedition dies of a ruptured appendix, only member lost in the journey
Clark discovers Pompey's Pillar, on the journey home, and marks the pillar for the U.S
Leave Fort Clatsop to voyage back east. With there guide Old Toby in hopes to return jme
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