Did Sacagawea have a relationship with Lewis and Clark?

Did Sacagawea have a relationship with Lewis and Clark?

The bilingual Shoshone woman Sacagawea (c. 1788 – 1812) accompanied the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery expedition in 1805-06 from the northern plains through the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean and back. Her skills as a translator were invaluable, as was her intimate knowledge of some difficult terrain.

What happened Sacagawea’s children?

Eight months after her death, Clark legally adopted Sacagawea’s two children, Jean Baptiste and Lisette. Baptiste was educated by Clark in St. Lous, and then, at age 18, was sent to Europe with a German prince. It is not known whether Lisette survived past infancy.

What killed Sacagawea?

Kenel, South Dakota

What did Clark nickname Sacagawea?

His mother was a Shoshone Indian known as Sacagawea. He spoke French and English and learned German and Spanish during his six years in Europe from 1823 to 1829….

Jean Baptiste Charbonneau
Other names Jean, Pompey (“Pomp” or “Little Pomp”)
Known for Accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition as an infant

Who was Sacagawea book summary?

Sacagawea, the daughter of a Shoshone chief, was captured by an enemy tribe and sold to a French Canadian trapper who made her his wife around age 12. In November 1804, she was invited to join the Lewis and Clark expedition as a Shoshone interpreter.

Why did Sacagawea marry Toussaint Charbonneau?

In the interview he mentioned he had two Shoshone wives, aware of the importance of creating a good relationship with the Shoshone people Lewis and Clark nevertheless hired Charbonneau. Their intention was for him to take one of his Shoshone wives as a Shoshone-Hidatsa interpreter.

What age did Sacagawea get married?

Sacagawea was between the ages of 12 and 20 when she was ‘married’ to Toussaint Charbonneau. She had been kidnapped from her tribe by the Hidatsa…


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