Meriwether Lewis Timeline

Timeline created by aubrey_timmons_22
In History
  • Lewis is Born

    Lewis is Born
    Lewis was born. His parents were William and Lucy. He was born in Albemarle Country, Virginia.
  • Graduation

    Lewis graduates from Liberty Hall.
  • Whiskey Rebellion

    Whiskey Rebellion
    He helped to stop the whiskey rebellion because he was part of the state militia
  • Lewis Joins the Army

    Lewis Joins the Army
    Lewis joins the army. He was ordered as an ensign. William Clark happened to be one of his officers, he later became captain.
  • Private Secraty

    Private Secraty
    Asked by president Jefferson to act as his private secretary
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    The expedition begins near St. Louis Missouri. Lewis is the leader. This was the first American Expedition out west.
  • Pacific Ocean

    Pacific Ocean
    The expedition reaches the Pacific Ocean.
  • The Group Splits Up

    The Group Splits Up
    Lewis and Clark split up to cover more territory.
  • Govenor

    Lewis is assigned governor of the Louisiana territory by Jefferson.
  • Expedition Ends

    Expedition Ends
    The expedition is over and they return back to St.Lewis. They come back with new information on the land, animals, and plants.
  • Lewis Dies

    Lewis Dies
    Lewis dies, but we don't know if he was murdered or if he committed suicide.
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    Meriwether Lewis Birth and Death

    Lewis is born in Virginia and dies in Tennessee.