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Who were the main people in the Lewis and Clark expedition?
Last Updated: 12th May, 2020
- Meriwether Lewis.
- William Clark.
- Thomas Jefferson.
- Sergeant Charles Floyd.
- Toussaint Charbonneau.
- Sakakawea (Sacagawea)
- Jean Baptiste Charbonneau (Pomp)
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Likewise, who else was involved in the Lewis and Clark expedition?
While at Fort Mandan, Lewis and Clark met French-Canadian trapper Toussaint Charbonneau and hired him as an interpreter. They allowed his pregnant Shoshone Indian wife, Sacagawea, to join him on the expedition. Sacagawea had been kidnapped by Hidatsa Indians at age 12 and then sold to Charbonneau.
who were the people in the Corps of Discovery? On May 14, 1804 William Clark and the Corps of Discovery left Camp River Dubois, and were joined by Meriwether Lewis in St. Charles, Missouri. The party numbered over 45, and included 27 young, unmarried soldiers, a French-Indian interpreter, and Clark's Black slave York.
Secondly, how many people were on Lewis and Clark expedition?
There were a total of 59 people who participated in the expedition, but of the 59, only 33 completed the entire journey, with the remainder travelling
What obstacles did Lewis and Clark's expedition encounter?
The Corps of Discovery was becoming a “walking hospital” plagued with exhaustion, dysentery, skin diseases, constipation, malaria, fevers, boils, strained muscles, sore eyes, and venereal disease. That only one man died was luck indeed for Lewis and Clark.