John Charles Frémont : the pathfinder

by Maynard, Charles W. 1955-

Format: Print Book 2003
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile Biography J BIO FREMONT
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Biography
 
Call Number  J BIO FREMONT
 
 
Summary
Students will discover the rich, multifaceted life of John Charles Fremont began exploring and mapping the American frontier in 1837. People used his reports and maps as guidebooks to the Oregon Trail. He was called the Pathfinder because he showed the way to Great Salt Lake, California, and Oregon. These are just a few of the amazing achievements that students will read about in this book.
Contents
Early life
First explorations
Mapping the Oregon Trail
The second expedition
The pathfinder
The third expedition
The Bear flag revolt
Railroad surveys
Frémont's gold
Cities from ashes.

Additional Information
Series Maynard, Charles W. (Charles William), 1955- Famous explorers of the American West.
Subjects Frémont, John Charles, -- 1813-1890 -- Juvenile literature.
Frémont, John Charles, -- 1813-1890.
Explorers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Generals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers.
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Territorial expansion -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Publisher New York :PowerKids Press,2003
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 24 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
ISBN 082396289X (lib. bdg.)
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