Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

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An exceptional copy. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. From the bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of all time.In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River to the Rockies, over the mountains, down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean, and back. Lewis and his partner, Captain William Clark, made the first map of the trans-Mississippi West, provided invaluable scientific data on the flora and fauna of the Louisiana Purchase territory, and established the American claim to Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

Title: Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

Author: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Categories: 19th Century,

Publisher: Touchstone: 1997

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2206446