Louisiana Purchase

  • Expidition Begins

    The Corps of Discovery starts at the Missouri River
  • Met Oto and Missouri Indians

  • Reached Platte River

  • Meeting with Sioux Indians

  • Completed Fort Mandan for the winter

  • Soldiers and rivermen are sent back to Jefferson to show what they have discovered

  • Lewis first sees Rocky Mountains

  • Expidition reaches Great Falls of Missouri River

  • Lewis crosses the Continental Divide

  • Expedition reaches the Columbia River

  • Expedition reaches the Pacific Ocean

  • Corps of Discovery heads home

  • Expedition slipts up, going different paths.

  • Expedition is reunited.

  • Corps of Discovery reaches St. Louis