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Exploring the Pacific Northwest (Exploring the Americas)

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Publisher Comments:

Those who were brave enough to venture into the wild frontiers of the Americas are the focus of this exciting history series. Lewis and Clark, Henry Hudson, Louis Jolliet, and Hernando De Soto are just some of the many explorers featured. With maps and pictures acting as supplements to the text, the struggles of these explorers will spark newfound appreciation in learners.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 63) and index.

Table of Contents

Prologue: who found it? — Vitus Bering (1728, 1741): not one continent but two — Alexander Mackenzie (1789, 1793): in the far Northwest — George Vancouver (1791-94): mapping the coast — Robert Gray (1792): a claim on Oregon — Meriwether Lewis and William Clark: the great overland expedition (1804-06) — Zebulon Pike: where does the river begin? (1805-06) — Manuel Lisa: across the wide Missouri (1807) — Peter Skene Ogden: tough man in the Northwest (1824-30) — Epilogue: what did they find? — Important dates in the exploration of the Pacific Northwest.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780739849507
Publisher:
Heinemann Library
Location:
Chicago
Author:
Blue, Rose J.
Author:
Naden, Corinne J.
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
Northwest, pacific
Subject:
Explorers
Subject:
History - Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Series:
Exploring the Americas
Series Volume:
21
Publication Date:
April 2003
Binding:
Library Binding
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.54x7.66x.41 in. .81 lbs.
Age Level:
10-12

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