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Lewis and Clark

offers maps, manuscripts, timelines, and photos related to the famed expedition. It includes resources for learning about Meriwether Lewis, Sacagawea, Congress's role in the Louisiana Purchase, and Thomas Jefferson's life-long commitment to western exploration. (Library of Congress)

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'Lewis and Clark on the Columbian River,' by Remington, Frederic, (1906), from  Collier's Weekly, May 12, 1906.

Lewis and Clark on the Columbian River

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