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.
Big White - A Mandan chief who traveled to Washington to meet President Jefferson.
Cameahwait - A Shoshone chief and Sacagawea's brother.
Toussaint Charbonneau - A French Canadian married to Sacagawea who served as interpreter for Lewis and Clark.
Pierre Chouteau - A merchant who, along with his half-brother Auguste, co-founded St. Louis.
Captain William Clark - Co-commander with Meriwether Lewis of the Corps of Discovery expedition.
George Drouillard - A valued member of the expedition, he was fluent in several Indian languages.
President Thomas Jefferson - Third president of the...
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