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The Expedition

By Jordan P.
China, Age 8

October 14, 1803:
What is going on in Louisville?

Lewis and Clark are packing supplies and gathering a group of men for their exploration of the west. President Jefferson told Lewis and Clark to explore the new Louisiana Territory. They have named this group of men the Corps of Discovery.

These are some of the things they have packed so far: mathematical instruments (like a compass), camp supplies (like ink and paper), presents for the Indians (like scissors), clothing(including blankets), weapons (like rifles), medicine, and some books (including a dictionary).

What will happen to the Corps of Discovery? What will they discover? These are the mysteries we will find out when they return!