Undaunted Courage Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Sacagawea's notoriety as one of the the expedition members only came about through history after she was gone. Write a narrative to examine the following:

1)What were her major contributions to the expedition?

2) Was she afforded special treatment?

3) Were her interpreter's skills used wisely? When? Could they have been better used?

4) Was the presence of her child a distraction to the expedition? Did it not create extra work in the portage process?

5) Was the identify of Cameahwait as Sacagawea's brother surprising? Why did she not leave, or stay, with him?

Essay Topic 2

Thomas Jefferson gave birth to the idea of an expedition to find the Northwest passage. Write a persuasive essay about any or all of the following:

1) Did Jefferson prove to be a fair weather friend to Lewis & Clark?

2) What did Jefferson do upon Lewis' return to help distribute his findings? Was Lewis properly credited...

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