The Similarities And Differences Between The Lewis And Clark Expedition

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Thomas Jefferson had just bought the Louisiana Purchase and was extremely curious about the culture, landscape, and people living in that region. He sent a letter to Meriwether Lewis, his private secretary, asking him to discover the lands that he had just bought. Lewis took the responsibility and took along with him his close friend. William Clark. The expedition was commissioned by Thomas Jefferson and the some U.S. Army volunteers accompanied them. The expedition began in May, 1804 in St. Louis Missouri. The expedition, best known as Corps of Discovery Expedition, explored across the region and faced many complications. They traveled through dangerous water, harsh weather, violent tribes, illness, injuries, and made many discoveries. During …show more content…

The expedition explored the different landforms, plant, animals, and people that were living in the west. The made new discoveries about the uncharted west. The team also encountered with the region and people living there. Thomas Jefferson’s primary objective was to know about the people and culture that lived in the vast land beyond the Mississippi River. They met people were willing to help while some of them were violent and killed several members of the expedition. The expedition encountered many tribes that helped them and gave them shelter, food, weapons, etc. From one tribe they met Sacagawea and Toussaint Charbonneau. They were interpreters and helped the tribe deal with exchanging good with other tribes. The expedition was able to exchange goods along the way for item that would help them on their …show more content…

Lovelace was born on December 10, 1815 in London. She showed an interest in science and math at a really early age. After her father left the family, Ada’s mother wanted her to learn a lot and develop self-control, which her father didn’t have. She took challenging subjects that not many women took at the time. Soon when Ada reached her late teens, she met Charles Babbage, a mathematician and inventor. They both became friends and and Babbage mentored Lovelace about mathematics. Babbage invented several thing which really fascinated her. He made things like the difference engine, which was meant to perform math calculations. Lovelace learned a lot from Babbage and when she took notes about article written about him it would be three time the original article. Lovelace described the way to write codes and the different kinds of them. She was known as the first computer programmer. Many of her notes were published several years after she died, in 1852. She also received many honors and was remember as the first programmer. Today many women have followed in her footsteps in the science of

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