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Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Kris Fresonke and Irene Bloemraad (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Two centuries after their expedition awoke the nation both to the promise and to the disquiet of the vast territory out west, Lewis and Clark still stir the imagination, and their adventure remains ... More


On the Tourist Trail with Lewis & Clark: Issues of Interpretation and Preservation

Andrew Gulliford

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents an account of the many aspects of the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Not only does it assess the actual physical problems linked to following the footsteps of ... More


“We proceeded on”

Dayton Duncan

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This concluding chapter presents the perspective of a documentary filmmaker who traveled the entire length of the Lewis and Clark trail. It looks at the inspiration he derived from the unofficial ... More


Introduction

Kris Fresonke

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter introduces the reader to Lewis and Clark, starting with their published work, the Journals. The discussion includes the ways the Journals have been published and read, and notes that ... More


Wilderness Aesthetics

Frank Bergon

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents an evaluation of the Nebraska scholarly edition of the Journals. This chapter aims to be a thoughtful and thorough assessment of Lewis and Clark as writers, as well as the ... More


“Twice-born” from the Waters: The Two-Hundred-Year Journey of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Indians

Raymond Cross

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter assesses Lewis and Clark using the perspective of the Native Americans, specifically the Arikara, the Mandan, and the Hidatsa. Lewis and Clark encountered these Native Americans during ... More


George Shannon and C. S. Rafinesque

Charles Boewe

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter studies one of the less famous members of the Lewis and Clark expedition, George Shannon, and his connections to the scientist and linguist C.S. Rafinesque. Rafinesque was an avid reader ... More


Debate and Defeat of the Education Bill

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1886 and 1888 Blair succeeded in persuading the Senate to support the Education Bill, but it was defeated in the House of Representatives. Increasingly, Blair became convinced that the Catholic ... More


“A Severe Shock to W. C. C. and His Gang”: The Opposition’s Representatives in Territorial and National Government

Julien Vernet

in Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037535
eISBN:
9781621039310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037535.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes several events including the US government’s investigation of Daniel Clark under the Act for Adjustment of Land Titles; Claiborne’ nominees for the Legislative Council; the ... More


The Making of an American Frontier

in The Sangamo Frontier: History and Archaeology in the Shadow of Lincoln

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226514246
eISBN:
9780226514239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514239.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the late winter of 1778, two years into the American Revolution, Lieutenant Colonel George Rogers Clark began planning an attack on a British post in the far western Illinois Country. Clark and ... More


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