How Did Lewis And Clark Encounter With Native Americans

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After the purchase of the Louisiana territory from the french, Thomas Jefferson has sent Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to explore this new land, in hopes of locating useful resources, mapping territory and setting out a trade route toward the pacific ocean. So then set the long, treacherous trail Lewis and Clark has embarked on, encountering foreign environment and Native Americans. Who they eventually have started to disrespect them, by their act of violence, and motivation of cultural cleansing, therefore causing an act against different tribes. While Lewis and Clark ventured deeper into the west of this new American land. They encounter a large variety of Native Americans and started to act a behavior of aggression towards them. For

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