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Korb has a master's degree in English literature and creative writing and has written for a wide variety of educational publishers. In the following essay, she discusses the author's presentation of Lewis and his cross-continent expedition.

Contemporaries of Lewis and Clark were captivated by the cross-continent expedition, delighting in news of its successes and yearning to learn more about the adventure. Before the expedition's return, Lewis was able to send only one report to President Jefferson. Book publishers in Washington, New York, London, and Natchez, Louisiana, quickly readied this 1805 report concerning American Indian tribes, along with Clark's map. When the Corps of Discovery returned the following year, its members were celebrated wherever they went. Along the route to Washington, "in every town and village the residents insisted on some sort of dinner and ball to honor him [Lewis]." Upon the expedition's arrival in the nation's capital, one spectator...

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