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Biography Project-Historical William Clark

By: Collin Hanson


Section 2 • Clark was born August 1, 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia (Moulton 642).


Section 3 • Cark became Revolutionary War hero In American (Moulton 642)


Section 4 • William Clark was a American explorer, solider, and a governor (“Clark, William”).


Section 5 • Thomas Jefferson requested Lewis and Clark to explore the new lands out west.


Section 6 • William Clark was the co. leader of the Lewis and Clark expedition.


Section 7 • William Clark’s responsibility was mapping terrain and maintaining military discipline. (“Clark, William”)


Section 8 • Lewis and Clark lead a team of 33 men to explore the new lands in the west. (Moulton 642)


Section 9 • They explored the Louisiana Purchase and Oregon territory. (Moulton 642)


Section 10 • On their journey they met the Sioux Indians and other Indian tribes. (Edwards 10)


Section 11 • After two years they arrived back in St. Louis and were greeted as heroes. (“Clark, William”)


Section 12 • William Clark died Sept 1, 1838 in St. Louis. (“Clark, William”)


Works Cited “Clark, William.” American the Beautiful. Grolier Online, 2011. Web. 13 April 2011. Edwards, Judith. Lewis and Clark. Berkeley Heights: Enslow Publishers, 1999. Gary E. Moulton. Clark, William. World Book:2008.


Biography Project-Historical Collin Hanson