This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Captain Meriwether Lewis - After serving six years in the Frontier Army and rising to the rank of Captain, he is appointed by the President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, as his personal secretary. He is a tall man with an excellent knowledge of geography, topography and natural sciences in general.
Captain William Clark - He is a tall, red-haired man gifted with a strong constitution and great leading skills. Raised in a family of military men, he learns early on the skills necessary to survive in the wilderness through...
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