Chapter 4 - Newcomers Explore the Region, 1742-1827

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Online textbook: Chapter 4

Worksheet 1: Following Routes on a Map

Worksheet 2: Analyzing Information

 

Learning from Historical Documents:

Letter from Thomas Jefferson to Meriwether Lewis, 1803

 

For Educators: Resources

 

Interesting Links

Visit Library and Archives Canada's Library and Archives Canada's Passageways: True Tales of Adventure for Young Explorers for more information on David Thompson, Alexander Mackenzie, and the la Verendrye brothers

Discover more about the tribes Lewis and Clark met along the trail.

Did Lewis and Clark spend time near your town

Watch View from the Shore: Native American Perspectives on the Lewis & Clark Expedition, by Black Dog Films.

Detail, Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1804, Dean Cornwell, Montana Historical Society Museum
Detail, Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1804, Dean Cornwell, Montana Historical Society Museum
Pompey
Pompey's Pillar and inset of W. A. Clark signature on the pillar, courtesy Bureau of Land Management, Billings