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natural history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Raymond Darwin Burroughs

natural history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

by Raymond Darwin Burroughs

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Published by Michigan State University Press in [East Lansing] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Zoology -- West (U.S.)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 312-316.

      ContributionsLewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809., Clark, William, 1770-1838.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL155 .B8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 340 p.
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5822008M
      LC Control Number61008396

      The Lewis and Clark Legacy. Robert Steelquist, Education Coordinator NOAA, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. In , a book, Notes on the State of Virginia, was published as the first treatise for the general public on natural history on the North American author was America’s most learned citizen-scientist, Thomas Jefferson. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burroughs, Raymond Darwin, Natural history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. [East Lansing] Michigan State University Press [].

      The Journals of the Lewis & Clark Expedition (Volume 3). Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, Third Printing, Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards. In a very good+ dust jacket due to tanning of the spine area and very light wear to the upper edge of the spine area. The 3rd volume in The Journals of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. “Anyone interested in the Lewis and Clark Expedition will enjoy looking at the specimens and tracing when and where Lewis made the collection via an accompanying map and appendix. Botanists will find this book informative for matters of identification, taxonomy, and natural history.”—South Dakota History.

      The journals of Lewis and Clark record that on this day in , the Shoshone woman Sacagawea, who, with her French-Canadian husband, was helping guide the expedition--she gave birth.   During this time, Lewis and Clark wrote their first report to President Jefferson. In it, they chronicled plant species and 68 mineral types. Upon leaving Fort Mandan, Lewis and Clark sent this report, along with some members of the expedition and a map of the U.S. drawn by Clark .


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This book prints all the documents describing these trips for the 20 years prior to the departure of Lewis and Clark from St. Louis. It’s history raw—and fascinating. Donald Jackson, ed., Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, With Related Documents, (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ).

Even more fascinating is. The Lewis and Clark Expedition began inwhen President Thomas Jefferson tasked Meriwether Lewis with exploring lands west of the. First published inThe Natural History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition was the first work to discuss in detail the contributions to America's natural history made by the Corps of Discovery (), or the Lewis and Clark Expedition, as it is popularly known.

Raymond Darwin Burroughs tallied the quantity of game killed and consumed during the course of the expedition/5(2). I was hoping for more with this book. The author's thesis is to use the Lewis and Clark expedition and compare it to current issues and conditions in the natural history of the area.

There were some interesting sections, but the book suffers from a faintly pedantic tone. Additionally, the analysis feels superficial and a bit self-absorbed/5.

The expedition had one major outcome that was made available to the public well before the expedition was over. That was the "Estimate of the Eastern Indians," which Lewis and Clark compiled during the winter of and sent back on the keeled barge in April The Lewis and Clark Expedition Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book) by Peter F.

Copeland out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ 4. FREE Shipping on your first order shipped by Amazon. In stock on Aug More Buying Choices $ (51 used & new offers). 1 day ago  In the process, he has become one of the leading living experts about the expedition that took place from when Capt.

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the Lewis and Clark expedition is transformed into an exaggerated fairy. The expedition journals "are amazingly rich in terms actually used by the hardy backwoodsmen who carried the torch of civilization across the American continent and made of it the home of a nation," wrote Elijah H.

Criswell, Lewis and Clark: Linguistic Pioneers, University of Missouri Studies (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, ), XV   The Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross what is now the western portion of the United States, departing in May, from St.

Louis on the Mississippi River, making their way westward through the continental divide to the Pacific coast.

The History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Vol. 1 by Lewis & Clark and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The core book about discoveries in natural history.

The Natural History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Raymond Darwin Burroughs (, Michigan State University Press, reprinted ). Detailed information about animals encounters and observations from journal extracts.

Lewis and Clark Among the Grizzlies: Legend and Legacy in the American. In his summary of the natural history of the expedition, Raymond Burroughs calculated that at least beaver were killed over the entire expedition period.

Three decades after the Lewis and Clark expedition, Maximilian, Prince of Wied, reported that in a single y beaver pelts were brought into. The Natural History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Michigan State University Press.

ISBN Clarke, Charles G. The Men of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: A Biographical Roster of the Fifty-one Members and a Composite Diary of Their Activities from all the Known Sources.

James P. Ronda, Barnard Professor of West American History at the University of Tulsa, has written several books about the Lewis and Clark expedition, including Lewis and Clark Among the Indians. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West (ISBN ), written by Stephen Ambrose, is a biography of Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark book is based on journals and letters written by Lewis, William Clark, Thomas Jefferson and the members of the Corps of most of the book is dedicated to.

Lewis and Clark Expedition, (–06), U.S. military expedition, led by Capt. Meriwether Lewis and Lieut. William Clark, to explore the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Northwest.

The expedition was a major chapter in the history of American exploration. Because Lewis' projected history of the expedition never saw the light of day, Nicholas Biddle's work in (see BIDDLE) omitted most of the natural history data, and the Lewis and Clark journals were not published until (see THWAITES), the two captains were late in receiving full credit for their scientific contributions.

Lewis and Clark's Herbarium Meriwether Lewis and William Clark are most famous for traversing America’s western territories on foot and horseback during the Corps of Discovery Expedition (–06). The primary goal of that trip was to gather and record scientific information about. Lewis And Clark Expedition summary: The United States purchased Louisiana from France in The huge part of the land west of the Mississippi River was completely unknown to Americans and needed to be examined first before it could be settled.

First published inThe Natural History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition was the first work to discuss in detail the contributions to America's natural history made by the Corps of Discovery (), or the Lewis and Clark Expedition, as it is popularly known.

Raymond Darwin Pages: Lewis & Clark: A Native American View rade Lewis & Clark: A Native American View 2 Background for teachers The Lewis and Clark Expedition, which began in May and ended in Septemberwas the first U.S. government-sponsored expedition to ex-plore the interior of the American West.

President Thomas Jefferson commissioned the expedition. THE Lewis and Clark Expedition also made major contributions to the fields of geography-cartography, ethnography, and natural history.

Scientists were kept busy for a long time digesting the mass of raw information, studying plant and animal specimens, analyzing descriptions and translating them into the appropriate technical language, and.