BC: The Westward Expansion By:Daynesha Ewing
FC: Life As A Shoshone Explorer
1: Alone women that was essential to the westward expansion.
2: She opened up the western territories for settlement by Americans
3: Knew how to find edible roots & vegetation that was important for the groups diet.
4: She was apart of the Lewis & Clark Expedition
5: Married Toussaint Charbonneau (French Fur Trader, That Traveled On The Expedition)
6: First and only woman on a dollar coin.
7: Because of her knowledge and usefulness during the expedition.
8: She also gave birth during the expedition. | Jean Baptiste Charbonneau
9: Lewis and Clark were very lucky to have her during the expedition. | She was very resourceful.
10: Resources | -West To The Pacific (Book) ~"sacagawea"American Eras. Vol 4 Detroit Gale 1997 Gales Student resources in context web 7 May 2012 ~http://www.biography.com/people/sacagawea-9468731