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Lewis and Clark: Preparing for the Trip, Part 2 (multiple days)

Lewis and Clark: Preparing for the Trip, Part 2 (multiple days)

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Author: Amanda Jessee
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By the end of this lesson you, (the student) will be able to:

  • summarize the goals that President Thomas Jefferson had for the Corps of Discovery from Jefferson's Instructions to Lewis

President Jefferson provided a detailed letter with instructions and goals for the Corps of Discovery that would guide them as they traveled.  You will read over this document, and be able to discuss it with your group members.

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Tutorial

Jefferson's Instructions to Lewis

The document is a transcript of President Jefferson's instructions to the Corps of Discovery. Go to the bottom and click on "Full Screen".

On day 1 of part 2, please read paragraphs 1-4 as homework. You will discuss these in class on day 2 of this tutorial, as well as read and discuss the next section, paragraphs 5-8, together.

On day 2 of part 2, please read paragraphs 9-10 as homework. You will discuss these in class on day 3 of this tutorial, as well as read and discuss the next section, paragraphs 11-13, together.

During class, you will be discussing and answering the questions that follow each section as a group upon completing each section of assigned reading.

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