Compare And Contrast The Expedition Of Lewis And Clark

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Lewis and Clark’s expedition was a bit different from Pike’s. While Lewis and Clark were exploring the northern part of the Louisiana Purchase, Pike on the other hand was exploring the southern parts. Throughout Lewis and Clark’s expedition they were able to make a connection with the native tribes. By becoming friends with the Natives this showed Lewis and Clark the land that the US would start moving into. During their expedition they cataloged 108 botanical and zoological specimens, 68 mineral specimens, as well as Clark’s map of the US. Throughout Pike’s expedition he traveled through the prairie land and mountains. Pike spotted a mountain and named it “The Great Peake” which was then named Pike’s Peak. Even after being captured by

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