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On February 28, 1803, President Thomas Jefferson got approval by the Congress for an expedition to explore the lands of the Louisiana Purchase. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and about 31 other men began the journey.Originally given $2500, the final cost of this trip came to around $38,000. Learn about the Lewis and Clark expedition with this fun and informative webquest.

1.President Jefferson established four goals for theLewis and Clark

expedition which would take2 years, 4 months and 10 days. The journey would cover over 8000 miles!What were the four goals?________________________________________________________________________What was the Northwest Passage?____________________Find the answer at this link:

2.Seaman, a 150 pound Newfoundland dog,and Lewis' pet came on the

expedition. Who was the youngest member of the expedition?_____________________What instrument did Pierre Cruzatte bring along to play?______________Who was York? _______________Find the answers at Meet the Crew.

There are a total of 8 webquest questions and several extension activities/resources

Go to this link for the complete Lewis and Clark Webquest/Extension activities:Lewis and Clark Webquest/Extension Activities