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Teach About Lewis & Clark

The Foundation's Curriculum Guide can be purchased for use in schools across the country.  Based on solid research, the Guide includes National Content Standards in each section.  It includes sections on Language Arts, Social Studies, Maps, Human Behavior, Life Skills, Native American Cultures, Visual Arts and Music, and Natural Sciences and is designed for Middle and Junior High Students in grades 5 through 9.  To purchase, contact or our office staff.

Cover of the American Legacy: The Lewis and Clark Expedition curriculum guide

The object of your mission is to explore the Missouri River, and such principal streams of it, as, by its course and communication with the waters of the Pacific Ocean, whether the Columbia, Oregon, Colorado, or any other river, may offer the most direct and practicable water-communication across the continent, for the purposes of commerce.

–Thomas Jefferson 1803