*Includes pictures of art depicting Sacagawea and important people, places, and events in her life.
*Includes passages about Sacagawea from the journals of Lewis and Clark.
*Explains Sacagawea's role in the legendary Lewis and Clark Expedition
*Includes a Bibliography for further reading.
“Your woman who accompanied you that long dangerous and fatigueing rout to the Pacific Ocian and back diserved a greater reward for her attention and services on that rout than we had in our power to give her at the Mandans.” – William Clark in a letter to Sacajawea’s husband
A lot of ink has been spilled covering the lives of history’s most influential figures, but how much of the forest is lost for the trees? In Charles River Editors’ American Legends series, readers can get caught up to speed on the lives of America’s most important men and women in the time it takes to finish a commute, while learning interesting facts long forgotten or never known.
Sacagawea is one of the most famous Native American women in American history, and few played such a central role in the settlement of the West for the young nation.