Meriwether Lewis

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20 Most Influential Americans Ever

'Time' magazine chooses its favorites

(Newser) - In its 236 years, America has been shaped by legions of intelligent, courageous, and noble characters. Time singles out 20 as the most influential in history, including: More »

Lewis and Clark Heirs Make Amends for Stolen Canoe

Explorers stole one from Chinooks in 1806s; tribe is getting one back

(Newser) - Descendants of Lewis and Clark are returning a canoe to the Chinook Indians in Washington state, more than two centuries after the exploring duo stole one from the tribe, reports the AP . Meriwether Lewis and William Clark took the canoe from the Indians who had shelthered them through the winter... More »

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