Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 8

This is the final episode in our epic series on Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. This episode deals with the people and events after the completion of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. First, take a look at the events in the immediate aftermath of the Corps return to St. Louis in 1806. … Continue reading Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 8

Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 7

In part 7 of our series, Lewis and Clark and the Corps of the Discovery descend out of the Rocky Mountains and onto the Great Plains. The Captains divide up, with Clark exploring the Yellowstone River area, and Lewis following Marias River to the north. We finish with the Corps heading down the Missouri to … Continue reading Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 7

Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 6

In part 6 of our series, the Corps of Discovery head home. They must travel up the Columbia River, and then make their way back across the Rocky Mountains. All the while, they must negotiate with the local American Indians for food and horses and guidance despite the fact they had a dwindling supply of … Continue reading Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 6

Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 1

In Part 1 of our series, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark prepare to lead the Corps of Discovery west in an attempt to reach the Pacific Ocean. In this episode, we go into the background of the Louisiana Territory, discuss the man most responsible for the expedition (Thomas Jefferson), and look into the backgrounds of … Continue reading Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery – Part 1