They did this by using propaganda to make many different aspects of this "New World" appealing to Europeans. These aspects included landscape, indigenous peoples, and who was meant to settle this "New World". Both Columbus and Smith present very different descriptions of the New World 's landscape. This was most likely due to the fact that they were describing two completely different sections of the Western Hemisphere. For Columbus, this section was not only the tropical based Island of Hispaniola, but also the Islands that surround it.
1) Lewis and Clark established relationships with the Native Americans in the region which was the main goal of Thomas Jefferson. The information they learned from the Native Americans such as food and Navigation proved to be very helpful. 2) The expedition provided extensive facts on the Northwest’s natural resources. 3) Lewis and Clark were able to document over 170 plants and over 100 animal species.
Fort Duquense was built at the point where the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers come to form the Ohio river. The location was identified by both the British and French as a strategic location for expansion west of the colonies. When the British built at the location the French decided to build a string of forts near the same location.
When more and more people came from different countries to collect the riches that Columbus had found, neighboring countries felt the urge to send residents on a permanent voyage to discover the riches like Christopher Columbus had done. It wasn’t just two or three countries who followed this mechanism either In the French colonial regions, they were focused on trade, specifically of fur with the natives. While the French were focused on trade, a large portion of their income came from fish. Along with that, farming developed, mainly to provide support.
They “allowed for travel along the trade routes for monks and missionaries, traders, and explorers,” which allowed for famous explorers such as Marco Polo to explore and learn about Asia. Marco Polo and his learnings have since become a well-known resource for the culture and inner workings of the Mongols. His works also talk about the generosity and wisdom of Genghis Khan, and it gives an inside look on how the Mongols operated. This was all possible because the Mongols allowed explorers to travel throughout their lands, showing their understanding that freedom of movement would leave a lasting impact on the world. In addition, the trade routes the Mongols opened up introduced Europeans to “Asian goods […] [,] and the ensuing European demand for these products eventually inspired the search for a sea route to Asia.
Frederick Jackson Turner, an American historian, stresses the importance of the great western frontier and all of the developments it has made on American history. It’s through Turner’s main points of how the frontier shaped America, how expansion to the west frontier changed people's cultural views, and why America is what it is today that he shows the true value the frontier has in American history. The first major point Turner emphasizes on greatly is how America was shaped by the frontier. The only limits Americans had discovered that they could not overcome were the physical barriers that lie between them and their vision of expansion.
The Lewis and Clark expedition was a great success in the exploration of the west. Here are a couple of reasons why. First Lewis and Clark were able to draw a good map of the way they went. Second they were able to pronounce peace with the indians. The Lewis and Clark expedition was a long and successful.
This is stating that Jefferson was very good at extending democratic power. In Thomas Jefferson’s America, Ambrose states that Jefferson “sought greatness for himself and for his nation.” Which tells how he was responsible. In The Way to Rainy Mountain, Momaday talks about the journey that the Kiowas took across the land. They made their journey a spiritual journey.
According to the article author Robert Morgan’s article titled “Lions Of the West”, Morgan’s way of writing this speech go the audience to agree with him in his writing. From reading the text Morgan seemed as if he was for the Westward Expansion by how he was describing the background information and he was giving examples of how some people did things and what he done differently. Robert Morgan’s text “Lion Of The West”, goes along with other texts as well such as Chief Joseph Speaks Selected Statements and Speeches by the Nez Perce Chief, The Way To Rainy Mountain by N. Scott Momaday,Undaunted Courage by author Stephen E. Ambrose. All of these texts goes along because all of these texts are about the Westward Expansion. In the text of Chief
One weekend we were looking for something to do. Something fun and different. A mutual friend of ours stopped by and asked if we would like to go horseback riding. I didn’t hesitate to say
Although Lewis and Clark did not accomplish their goal, they made their journey a success. First, Thomas Jefferson bought some massive land called,” The Louisiana Purchase” in 1803. He needed someone to study the vast land, and also see if there was a way to the Pacific Ocean. The president of 1803, Thomas Jefferson, sent Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, along with soldiers and various supplies. As Lewis in as the leader, and Clark in second commander, Jefferson created a group as of today, called the Corps of Discovery.
They explored on trails like the Oregon trail for example, this trail took them almost directly to Oregon. This trail was one of the most used trails that were used to travel westward, because of this many towns and villages were planted in different places al around the trail. So, by the time the people had reached the pacific coast, there was already lots and lots towns all around the northern US, and other roads to get west from the East coast. Because this was so much of a “boom” of exploration and colonization Thomas Jefferson being the president at that time was pleased. He was so pleases that he even helped the people explored
Everyone knows about Sacagawea. Either its because she is on the american $1 coin or it’s because he assisted Lewis and Clark on their expedition. Let 's start more towards the beginning. According to http://www.biography.com/people/sacagawea-9468731#synopsis
On February 28, 1803, congress approved the expedition Jefferson had presented. $2,500 was put aside by Congress for the expedition as well. After the expedition was approved, Jefferson assigned Meriwether Lewis to lead the expedition. Lewis chose William Clark to co-lead the expedition with him. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were told to explore the recently purchased Louisiana Territory.
I think this quote plays a key role in Lanada Boyer’s article when getting her point across in her article; that Natives are a strong group of individuals, capable of overcoming any atrocity that the white man has created. The aforementioned quotation sparked a feeling of gratitude and a sense of belonging. Boyer used captivating words that allowed myself to be put into her shoes and subsequently experience (afar) the hardships that ‘relocation and termination’ program caused. Furthermore, in the midst of a bustling city complied of foreign people and technologies, in which Indians from the reservations had never seen nor used, unity was formed between these Natives. Unity is vital in the world for survival.