Course Description

The Lewis and Clark Expedition: Revisited | Rediscover the Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, one of the most intriguing success stories in U.S. history. Discuss the challenges and motives of the key players. $54 includes $10 fee.

Learner Outcomes

Summarize the objectives of The Lewis and Clark Expedition commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson in 1804 including the scientific discovery and establishing trade with the Native American tribes; Examine diversity issues (race, gender) from an early 19th-century perspective and identify the racial, ethnic, and social backgrounds of the explorers; List four states the Lewis and Clark trail went through and the present-day city the expedition ended near the Pacific Ocean; Explain the actions and motives of key players, including Napoleon, Jefferson, Lewis, Clark, Expedition members, and key Native Americans; Identify the challenges faced in envisioning, organizing, and implementing such a tremendous undertaking as the Lewis and Clark Expedition.


Grading: Students will receive a Y if they attend the class and an N if they do not. Attendance: Students must attend 80% of the instructional time of this non-credit CEWD class to pass. Class participation: Students are encouraged to participate in this CEWD class.
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