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Title:
Explorers, missionaries, and trappers : trailblazers of the West
Author:
Doherty, Kieran.
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Publication Information:
Minneapolis : Oliver Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
176 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Presents the founding of the American West through the lives of explorers and settlers such as Eusebio Kino in Arizona, Junipero Serra in Spanish California, and Brigham Young in Utah.
Language:
English
Contents:
Juan de Oñate and the founding of New Mexico -- Eusebio Kino and the missions of Arizona -- Junipero Serra and Spanish California -- John Sutter and the opening of California -- John McLoughlin and the British Northwest -- Whitmans and the mission in Washington -- Peter de Smet and the Montana and Idaho missions -- Brigham Young and the Mormon Zion of Utah.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 8.2 4.0 39839.
ISBN:
9781881508526
Format :
Book

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Presents the founding of the American West through the lives of explorers and settlers such as Eusebio Kino in Arizona, Junipero Serra in Spanish California, and Brigham Young in Utah.


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Gr 7 Up-This research-friendly collective biography profiles the lives and deeds of eight individuals who were instrumental in the exploration and settlement of the American West and places their actions into the larger context of the competition between the countries that sought to control the region. Period illustrations, maps, and sidebars supply additional information. (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.