FC: Sacagawea Written By: Jeannine Ericskon
1: Sacagawea was a significant women because of her performances on the trail west with Lewis and Clark, her bravery, and cool and collected charm.
2: . Sacagawea was an interpreter who helped guide Lewis and Clark . Lewis and Clark hired her and her husband because she could communicate with Shoshone Indians
3: . Her very presence helped allay the fears of other Indians *presence of a woman and child= good intentions | . She wasn't only a great help with the language boarders between the natives and Lewis and Clark, but she helped point out helpful herbs and roots and also helped recover lost information . For example: If information were to say fall into the river she would calmly retrieve the important papers without panicking
4: . The expedition started on the Missouri River on April 7th . Near Great Falls encounter Sacagawea's brother which earns them horses so they can cross The Rockies . Some thing that people don't usually realize is that Sacagawea was not a guide but an interpreter, she merely recognized landmarks along the way
5: . Sacagawea was born in 1788 and supposedly died in 1812 . After Sacagawea died Clark became guardian of her two children . Some say that it was the birth of her daughter that killed her Sacagawea was a strong brave woman whp perservered no matter how hard the trails she faced She died a hero and shall be remembered as one as well