I 'm not so familiar with Pike, but I can tell you all you want to know about Lewis and Clark. When Napoleon needed money, he sold Jefferson the Louisiana Purchase, which he had acquired when he conquered Spain (the Spanish were not amused). To find out what he 'd just purchased, Jefferson sent Merriweather Lewis and William Clark (the brother of George Rogers Clark) to explore it. It covered an area from Louisiana northward to Missouri and across the biggest part of the Great Plains and Northwest. The team which went with them included such diverse people as Sacajawea, a Shosone Indian and her baby (nicknamed "Pompey" by Lewis), Lewis 's slave, French trappers, woodsmen, and other interpreters.
The President purchased from France for 15 million dollars in order to improve America’s trade and commerce. However, the Congress believed that the president did not have the power to purchase land and that the purchase added up to the increasing national debt. To prove to the Congress that the land was not a “worthless dessert”, President Jefferson assigned his friend Lewis and Clark to explore the western land. After Lewis returned from the expedition, Thomas Jefferson appointed him as the Governor of the upper Louisiana territory. On the year of 1809 Lewis wants to go to Washington to complete the publication of his journals and work his problems with the war department after having difficulty with his new
Anthony Glass is merchant from Natchez, Mississippi (Baird and Goble 54). The book written by Baird and Goble, “Oklahoma a history,” has a map showing this explorers routes on page 49. Glass’s journey only takes part of a small portion of this map. However, he doesn’t fall short of making an impact in history with his traveling. In the year of 1808 and 1809, Anthony Glass led a group of merchants to the Red River region (O’Dell).
So Cortés joined an expedition to the “New World”, but in the end never made it to the ship. He never made it to the ship due to the fact he was involved in an affair with a local girl. One night he was climbing a wall to get to her apartment, and the wall crumbled underneath him. He crashed down, buried under the rubble, and was stuck in bed until after his ship had departed. Finally, in 1504, Cortés boarded a ship commanded by Alonso Quintero, departing for the west.
On the Lewis and Clark expedition, the two men had encountered Native American tribes. Nobody has been completely sure if they treated the Indians with respect. Meriwether Lewis, a skilled frontiersman, was chosen by President Thomas Jefferson to take the lead in an expedition where he would explore the land he had bought, which was known as the Louisiana Purchase. Lewis had chosen William Clark, a draftsman and frontiersman, to co-lead in the journey. The Lewis and Clark expedition began its long journey in May 1804.
In jumping off points of the trail, traders and merchants would make enormous commerce off the unknowing travelers and would trick “pioneer families into buying more provisions than they actually needed”(History OL). In the Oregon Territory, there were many occasions to make a large profit, all it took was
The Lewis and Clark expedition was the first American exploration across the western part of the United States. They were known as the “Corps”. While exploring Lewis and Clark encountered a with Native American tribe. The tribe exchanged knowledge, ideas, and items to help Lewis and Clark with their journey. Their exploration find a practical route across the Western half of the continent.
He departed Acapulco, Mexico with three ships, the San Diego, the San Tomas,and the Tres Reyes on May, 5th, 1602. On November 10th 1602 he entered and named San Diego Bay. December 13th 1602 he named and entered Monterey Bay after the Viceroy of Spain. While in Monterey Bay he sent back the San Tomas with those of his party who were sick or injured. 25 of the 34 men died on route.
Lewis and Clark were known for an incredible journey that changed US history. The journey increased the size of the US dramatically. From May 14, 1804, to September 23, 1806, a dangerous but yet history changing exploration occurred. Through many dangerous situations and hardships, the expedition of Lewis and Clark turned out a success.
In Corps of Discover, 2016, “Although it was not successful, “Lewis and Clark achieved an impressive record of peaceful cooperation with the Indians and generated American interest in the fur trade” (Corps of Discover, 2016). On April 7, 1805 the Lewis and Clark exploration provided all gathered information from the trip and sent it to Missouri making the expedition results vitally important to the nations growth by providing information from the crews hard work (Corps of Discover, 2016). As rightfully noted in The Lewis and Clark Expedition, 2016, “The Lewis and Clark Expedition are often called the greatest adventure in American history. ”(The Lewis and Clark Expedition, 2016), and as
In 1536 Hernan Cortes discovered California. Hernan Cortes’ expedition was long and difficult, even after he reached the Aztecs. The major civilization in the region was that of the Aztecs, led by Montezuma II. Cortés headed for the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlán, which was a three-month journey over difficult
Traveling hundreds of thousands of miles through dangerous paths American pioneers took on hardships as they sought westward in hopes of a better life. The journey westward began in the early 1800s when the US exploded with new territory’s nearly tripling the US’s size. It all started in 1803 when the US bought the Louisiana Territory from France. Quickly, many farmers picked up their belongings and headed out west to the rich, fertile land for a fresh start. Next, Andrew Jackson invaded Florida claiming it for the US which was also another opportunity for settlers to begin a new life.
In the United States of America, the late 19th century proved to be a time of much change. With change, there was no shortage of challenges being presented to the country and its leaders. One of those leaders during that time was President Ulysses S. Grant, who came to recognize some of the biggest challenges would be the country’s negative economy and fair equal treatment to all citizens of the U.S. Another man that recognized some major challenges facing the U.S. at that time was Frederick Jackson Turner. He would go on to study Americanization for most of his life, and creating an ideology of what made America the way it is. The late 19th century was a difficult and historic time, and the way these men reacted to those challenges would help
#31 Zongpei Yang Introduction: Volcanoes come in different sizes and shapes. There is a different kind of volcanoes in the world in different areas for example the desert or just normal grasslands. What I think of volcanoes is lava flowing from a mountain or that’s what I think. The volcano that I am doing is named Mount Shasta the fifth tallest mountain in the world!
He believes in virtu and fortuna. He was a very brave and intelligent man. Did he make his dream became true and conquest the Americas? The first step that Hernan Cortes took was sail to Santo Domingo (now the Dominican Republic) in 1504, his first key achievement came in 1511, when he helped to conquer what is now Cuba with Diego Velazquez.