Compare And Contrast The Lewis And Clark Expedition

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition Encounters By:Kayla Meredith Chapter Two Introduction A chapter about Native American Encounters Lewis and Clark had all throughout their journey, both good and bad. The Nez Perce Lewis, Clark and the corps of discovery came across the Nez Perce when they were on the Clearwater river, at the time the crew was famished, or starving and tired, The Nez Perce fed them. They ended up camping there, at the north fork of clearwater …show more content…

You probably couldn’t fathom, or understand what it was like a fort Mandan, It was really rough and really really cold. Imagine a cold day to you like 45-15 % Fahrenheit right? Now Imagine 0%, Now - 45! That is how cold they took it. They spent their days writing, studying and trading with the locals. A Translating Team In the November, of 1804 they met Toussaint Charbonneau, A French Canadian fur trapper with 2 wives. He had lived amongst the Mandan and Hidatsa for many years. One of his wives was pregnant, her name was Sacagawea. She was 16 years old, she was not originally Shoshone she was Hidatsa, she had been kidnapped when she was 12 and taken from the Hidatsa to the Shoshone, Where she now lived with her husband, Toussaint. Lewis and Clark ended up hiring three people to help translate Sacagawea, Toussaint Charbonneau and Francis Labiche. Sacagawea spoke Hidatsa and Shoshone, Charbonneau spoke Shoshone and French, Francois Labiche spoke French and English, Finally passing of the message to Lewis and Clark.

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