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In this Lesson Plan Review, students analyze primary and secondary sources describing an encounter between the Lewis and Clark expedition and a Native American tribe. The lesson overall is a great way to encourage students to work collaboratively to analyze this important historical interaction from multiple perspectives. FIND OUT MORE »

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Watercolors, [View on the Erie Canal.], 1832, J.W. Hill, NYPL

Cutting through New York from the ocean to the Great Lakes, the Erie Canal [...] »

Etching, Captain Lewis shooting an Indian, 1810, Library of Congress

How geography influenced interactions among Lewis, Clark, & Native [...] »

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A regimental fife-and-drum corps. Library of Congress 111-B-328.

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Photo, [Man writing at a desk], New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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