Forgot your password?  

Sacajawea Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10 - Firstborn through Chapter 14 - Near Disasters Summary

This Study Guide consists of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Sacajawea.
This section contains 814 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Sacajawea Study Guide

Chapter 10 - Firstborn through Chapter 14 - Near Disasters Summary

In Chapter 10 - Firstborn, Clark describes the birth of Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, the narrator of the book. The birth is said to be a hard birth with much labor. Finally, the ground rattles of a rattlesnake are admitted as medicine and the birth completes shortly thereafter. Clark refers to Jean Baptiste as Pomp throughout the novel. In Chapter 11 - Charbonneau's Demands, Sacajawea talks about the arrangement between Charbonneau and the Corps of Discovery. Originally Charbonneau agreed to join the expedition as a typical member, meaning he would stand night watches, row, and work—in addition to his duties as a translator. As the winter passes Charbonneau becomes convinced his worth is great and his services are indispensable to the success of the mission. He therefore demands that he will join the expedition...

(read more from the Chapter 10 - Firstborn through Chapter 14 - Near Disasters Summary)

This section contains 814 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Sacajawea Study Guide
Copyrights
Sacajawea from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook