May 14 1804 CE – William Clark Sets off on the Famous Lewis and Clark Expedition, the “Corps of Discovery”

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May 14 1804 CE – William Clark Sets off on the Famous Lewis and Clark Expedition, the “Corps of Discovery”Rate this post The Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Corps of Discovery, was a historic expedition undertaken by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to secure the western regions – the Northwest and Oregon regions of the Pacific coast for the United States of America. On May 14, 1804, William Clark set out from St. Louis and was soon joined by Meriwether Lewis on this memorable journey. President Thomas Jefferson commissioned this exploration as a journey to discover a transcontinental water route along the Missouri River. It was also meant to negotiate […]