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IT A JOURNAL ENTRY OR TWOA journal ntry or two day for nearly a year and it "it A journal ntry or two a day for nearly a year and it worth very word and hour Clark wasted no words while Lewis was a story teller and their cohesive voi Maybe I m a sap I don t know This book was The Game of Love enthralling from start to finish One of the most pivotal moments in American history as Merriwether Lewis and William Clark set off on a bravexpedition of what would soon become United States territory Sent on a mission of xploration and commerce by Thomas Jefferson this duo and their cohorts ndure hardship after hardship on their uest to follow the Missouri River to its headwaters and to the Pacific Ocean beyondThe prose is stunning as the two leaders trade off journaling duties They blithely describe sights never before seen by white men and now never to be seen again Massive herds of bison Yellowstone park untouched by development hands roadless xpanses of the North American west This is a must read for history buffs or simply adventurers These two young men make our thrill seeking generation look demure and unaccomplished These dudesSeriouslyIf you want to know what it takes to survive in the wilderness read these journalsI feel like the general sentiment these days is that Lewis and Clark are both stereotypical ignorant dorks who crossed America just with Sacagewea to help them and that she pretty much did all the heavy lifting for them That Lewis was the pansy sort of intellectual and Clark the somewhat uneducated but man s man co captain Not true in the slightest For one thing they had 33 companions with them including Sacagawea s husband and a French trapper both of whose names Lewis and Clark routinely butcher the dorksThey were also both terrible spellers another ndearing trait And while Sacagawea certainly helped them it s not like she blazed the trail and were followed by the ignorant non natives who were completely helpless Nope Not at all In fact I surprised myself by growing uite fond of them both though I ll admit I preferred Clark and
"though the journals are hardly page turners there ARE rather intense moments and also rather ndearing moments as well Not "the journals are hardly page turners there ARE rather intense moments and also rather ndearing moments as well Not in what these two say but how they say it Honestly justRead this Seriously It s abridged it s fun it s interestingAnd it s history that reads like fiction The best kind First off this book has spelling and grammatical The Lady in Pink errors well for today they would berrors Keep in mind this was written in the arly 1800s and they were out in wilderness I m sure they cared about surviving the trip than wondering how to spell certain words The Penguin Classics dition is raw with the writing I m not sure there is a corrected version but it s not something I d The ultimate travel book A well dited and annotated conglomeration of both Lewis Clark s journals of their journey to find the west coast of America and back Truly one of the most amazing journeys ver made by Americans and one that still is probably amazing than the one made to the moon The writing itself is really interesting and funny for its typical Sinner's Heart early 19th century disregard for regularity of spellings but the sheer awesomeness of seeing the things they saw for the first time through theiryes is what makes this work truly worth reading again and again Highly recommended Did you know Lewis and Clark had a dog with them that went all the way to the Pacific and back. Daho Washington and Oregon Together the captains kept a journal a richly detailed record of the flora and fauna they sighted the Indian tribes they ncountered and the awe inspiring landscape they traversed from their base camp near present day St Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River In keeping this record they made an incomparable contribution to the literature of xploration and the writing of natural histo.
Summary × PDF, DOC, TXT or Book ✓ Meriwether LewisWow I was xpecting something slow "but this was a thriller Seeing the great West unfold before these men was xciting "this was a thriller Seeing the great West unfold before these men was xciting Made me wonder why I read fictional adventures when this is out thereSacajawea steals the show in the arly part of the book These great men really depend on her She guides them teaches them what to at and the book These great men really depend on her She guides them teaches them what to at and Her husband was a bit of an ass always getting sore feet sinking a boat unable to swim but they got to take him along because they need her 2 weeks into picking her up she gives birth to a baby and she hauls this kid around the ntire 2 3 years When she takes ill the ntire company 50 or so men all halt and LC personally see to her health They are constantly sending out scout parties before the larger group presses on and you repeated hear that the scout crew consisted of Myself L or C 2 lieutenants the Indian woman and her baby The baby Seriously How did she feed the damn thing The most dramatic moment occurs at a meeting with the Snake Indians She is sitting with LC when the Chief nters the scene and she breaks down crying because one of the Chief s men is her brother Turns out she was kidnapped from the Snakes during a war and hadn t seen him for years This is why she knows the way and can speak so many languages What life bringsLC give some Hot Shot (North Ridge Book 3) extraordinary accounts of the West of course This was a group under orders from President Jefferson They went about notifyingach group they Math Basics 6 encountered trappers or Indians that these lands were now under the power of the US There areven a few stand offs with guns drawn They recorded what they saw taking geological surveys and their Voyage to the Underworld (Star Wars Missions, encounters with different animals including Grizzlies and little wolves coyotes They send a live prairie dog back to the President They also discuss the various Indian customs and compare the different tribes One interesting issue is that LC s men had sex all up and down the west as the Indian men offered them their women VD became serious problem Interesting how the two leaders differed Lewis is very introspective in his writing and can be hard on himself Heventually years later commits suicide Clark is matter of fact but he also The First Ghost ends up the one who is truly thankful to Sacajawea and provides for theducation of her childAn amazing adventure story An asy read Highly recommended for any American A somewhat cumbersome laborious read Echoing the musuetos ye knots and prickly pears pestering Lewis and Clark and their Corps of Discovery I finished this many years ago but was reminded of it after making a stupid drunken comment on someone Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!: 4 Keys to Unlock Your Business Potential else s progress with Mason and Dixon Reason Similar atmosphere in both books and I really think Pynchon used this as a reference for writing MD as the tone is similar as well as word choices andven the Germanic use of random capital lettersNext to the first installment of The Diary of Ana s Nin this is my favorite literary work pulled from journals letters diaries tc ver Loved it than Whitman s Specimen Days Among others I m only bothering to write this because of two reasons 1 Really loved it and 2 I cannot believe that none of the otherwise adventurous and Humanism erudite people I stalk on GoodReads have never read it I will divide this review into two partsPart one The Story Okay so two guys and a huge number of military dudes from thearliest years of the 1800s took on an Smokin' Hot expedition from. In 1803 when the United States purchased Louisiana from France the greatxpanse of this new American territory was a blank not only on the map but in our knowledge President Thomas Jefferson keenly understood that the course of the nation's destiny lay westward and that a national Voyage of Discovery must be mounted to determine the nature and accessibility of the frontier He commissioned his young secretary Mer. .
St Louis to some shoreline in what is now called Washington They had one single casualty and that was due to an illness conceived by the victim before they had left St Louis Outdoors the Placing Memory expeditionxperimented "With So Many Ways Of Survival And "so many ways of survival and They left with some lame boots out of St Louis which fell apart and Indians I m going to call them that taught them how to make much better moccasins Indians also showed them how to make canoes your better ventually traverse the white water rapids of many rivers and creeks This leads me to Politics hey did you know that Indians aren t just cool idiots who taught this xpedition how to do stuff like this because it was in their nature to do so For most of these tribes it was their first contact with white people Wow much diplomacy Seriously These tribes nded up being mainly displaced and xterminated by later white people We ve all heard this narrative but let the one of this Wanton Nights expedition amaze you with its humanity and ingenious diplomacy It was an Indian tribe who took thisxpedition in when they reached the Pacific Ocean and
"Helped Them Survive The Harsh "them survive the harsh State winter before they returned to St Louis This was a manly and adult While My Soldier Serves expedition and the relations between the white males in thexpedition and the Native Americans is so fucking righteous it s a real goddamn shame that very other person to go west had to face political warfare with the natives after too much posturing and insensitive colonialism by just a few white people with a short attention span low I and a power complex Part two flora and fauna and writing Lewis and Clark were scientists and writers Highly ducated And amazing writing Imagine National Geographic limited to just writing instead of ಪರಿಸರದ ಕತೆ Parisarada Kathe edited videos and pictures and they rexploring huge areas of new land and these are the two guys chosen to do it Yes Yes it s that good They document all the new plants they find They document all the new animals Most notable was the grizzly bear The composed writing about this animal which continues to terrorize today is amazing The familiar bear to Europeans in England s new world was the black bear which was something like an overgrown raccoon I mean it is This The Fiend Next Door expedition captures the first timeducated white people ver met a grizzly bear which is brown and generally three times the size of a black bear Why do I say ducated white people Because back then being able to write was like having an iPhone with YouTube This is the first account of that பொன்னியின் செல்வன் - புது வெள்ளம் experience Not a single man in thexpedition was killed by a grizzly They noted that the way to kill this bear which would stand on its hind legs roar while showing its fangs and claws upon The Return of the Carter Boys: The Carter Boys 2 encounter was to shoot it between theyes These men were carrying muskets There is something about the imperfect spelling and broken grammar that is flavorful and solid like the scratches on a vintage record or the fuzz in the background on the radio Also some of the passages are just flat out cool in their
CURT YET EPIC APPRAISAL OF THE LANDSCAPE YEP OVERyet A Meditation on Murder epic appraisal of the landscape Yep over the Indians won t go near that mountain because it s said that it s defended by Spirits and Little People who will kill you if you get too close Me and Lewis are gonna go check it out tomorrow Liked it for a while but then my 21st century mind drifted Worth a peek if not for the dazzling walk through a faraway time via theye. Iwether Lewis to lead an intelligence gathering xpedition from the Missouri River to the northern Pacific coast and back From 1804 to 1806 Lewis accompanied by co captain William Clark the Shoshone guide Sacajawea and thirty two men made the first trek across the Louisiana Purchase mapping the rivers as he went tracing the principal waterways to the sea and stablishing the American claim to the territories of