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Biography Project-Meriwether Lewis

Abril Hernandez


Section 2 • “Lewis was born on August 18, 1774 in Albemarle County, VA (Moulton 221)


Section 3 • “Lewis hardly knew his father” (Santella 9)


Section 4 • “His father was fighting in the Revolutionary War during his early years of life” (Santella 9)


Section 5 • “His father died of pneumonia” (Moulton 221)


Section 6 • “His mother passed along her knowledge of the natural world” (Santella 10)


Section 7 • “Lewis joined the U.S Army in 1794”(Moulton 221)


Section 8 • “Thomas Jefferson asked Lewis to be his secretary” (“Meriwether Lewis”)


Section 9 • “Lewis became an explorer” (Moulton 221)


Section 10 • “He led the Lewis and Clark expedition” (Moulton 221)


Section 11 • He explored the Louisiana territory all the way to the Pacific Ocean (“Meriwether Lewis”)


Section 12 • He died on October 11, 1809 near Nashville, Tennessee (“Meriwether Lewis”)


Works Cited “Lewis, Meriwether.” America the Beautiful. Grolier Online, 2011. Web. 12 April 2011. “Gary E. Moulton.” Lewis Meriwether. World Book, 2006 “Andrew Santella.” Lewis and Clark, Watt’s library. New York: 2001

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