Lewis and Clark ExpeditionThe beginning of the expedition
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and their group of men called the Corps of Discovery started their journey from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean and back.
Lewis and Clark Hold the First Council with IndiansFirst Council with Indians
Lewis and Clark's first council with Indians in present-day Iowa with Oto and Missouri chiefs
Charles Floyd was the First and Only man in the Corps of Discovey to DieCharles Floyd's Death
Charles Floyd died from a ruptured appedix and is buried near present-day Sioux City, Iowa.
Lewis and Clark Hold a Council with the Yankton SiouxLewis and Clark meet with Sioux Indians
In present-day Yankton, South Dakota, Lewis and Clark hold a council with Sioux indians.
Lewis and Clark Arrive at a Mandan and Hidatsa Indian TribeLewis and Clark arrive at an Indian tribe
Lewis and Clark arrive at an earthen lodge tribes of the Mandan and Hidatsa Indians, the tribes population outnumbers that of St. Louis at the same date.
Lewis and Clark Begin Construction of a FortLewis and Clarks first fort
Lewis and Clark select a site across the Missouri river of the Mandan and Hidatsa Indians to build Fort Mandan.
Lewis and Clark's Expedition Meet SacagaweaLewis and Clark Meet Sacagawea
Lewis and Clark meet a Shoshone Indian who would help communicate with the other Native Americans
Lewis and Clark Expedition Reach the Pacific OceanLewis and Clark reach the Pacific.
Lewis and Clark and their group are the first Americans to see the Pacific Ocean.
Lewis and His Men were Attacked by Blackfoot IndiansBlackfoot Indians attacking Lewis and his men.
Lewis and a few chosen men split from the main group to make contact with the Blackfoot Indians and the men were atacked and robbed by the Indians. Some were killed but others stole horses and rifles.
Lewis and Clark Return from ExpeditionThe men return home.
The Corps of Discovery finally, after about two and a half years, make it back to St. Louis.