Peter Skene Ogden was a Canadian fur trapper and trader. When he was young he explored the Great Basin, Oregon, Northern California, and the area around the Snake River. He had a reputation as a rough and tough trapper and trader. He came to Utah in 1825. There is a river that is named after him.
Pike 's Peak It took four months for the group to reach Pike 's Peak and they reached it in November of 1806, which was later named for the explorer. When they finally did reach it, they were met with waist deep snow and a lack of food. They were also clothed in summer clothes, which meant reaching the top of the summit was likely impossible. For years, it has been believed that Pike didn 't believe that one could reach the top. However, recent studies show that he actually believed that the top was conquerable.
Jim Bridger Essay Jim Bridger was born in March 17,1804 in Richmond,Virginia, Lewis and Clark started their epic western expedition two months before Jim Bridger was born. Bridger headed west along with the routes that Lewis and Clark pioneered. Then twenty years past and Jim Bridger became one of the most important Mountain men of the 19th century. Overall Bridger became famous in history for being a memorable and brave mountain men. In 1818 Bridger moved with his family to St. Louis and the son of a surveyor and an innkeeper, moved with Bridger.
George Nye was born in Fairfield, Maine in 1829. He had a father, Ezra Nye and a mother, Anna Flood. He also lived with 7 brothers and sister 's. His father was an alcoholic and a heavy better, he was once taken to court on account of debt when George was 5 years old (United States, Kennebec County Supreme Judicial Court. Ezra Nye.
Stephen Fuller Austin was born on November 3,1793 in Austinville,VA. Stephens parents were Moses and Mary Austin. He was the first born of three children. Stephen went to Colchester Academy when he was five then he went to Transylvania University when he got older, but he didn 't graduate because his parents had financial problems. Stephen F Austin was a very important person to texas ; at first stephen was an american pioneer then he became the state legislature from 1814 to 1820.
John Colter and Tom Murphy are the two explorers that discovered the same land that is now called "Yellow Stone National Park". John Colter had gone by himself in 1808. He had discovered hot springs, bubbling mud pots, and exploding geysers. But when he told people no one believed him and no one else went because they called it "Colter 's Hell". In 1986 Tom Murphy decided to go there and look at it and some photographs, when he got there he saw wild life and everything John Colter had seen almost one century ago.
This was a case that led to a statement by Justice Swayne in which he declared that “A treaty may supersede a prior act of Congress and an act of Congress may supersede a prior treaty.” (157). However, two months earlier an act had just been passed that terminated all Indian treaty processes. Thus Congress could pass laws that changed treaties, but no more treaties could be made that supersede the law. The tribes could no longer negotiate with the government as they used to, had they been viewed as sovereign (157). Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock (1903) case also proved to be blow for tribal sovereignty.
A very interesting man who was born in February 16, 1839 in Stoughton, was Ellis Drake, who according to a story in Boston Sunday Globe in 1909 invented a two-piece figure-eight stitched baseball cover. Ellis Drake was the only son of a shoemaker named John Ellis Drake who was married to Susan S. (Treadwell) Drake.
Does anybody know that Al Capone was the greatest gangster in the whole world? I was intending about Al Capone, because how he joined the group James street boys gang when he could do a different thing instead of became a gangster when he was 30 years old. Al capone is an influential person because he was famous American gangsters, Al Capone also known as "Scarface," rose to infamy as the leader of the Chicago Outfit. Al Capone challenging life. Capone was the fourth kid of the seventh son,and Al Capone was born in Brooklyn on January 17,1899.
As a Naval Officer, he learned many key things about naval affairs. In 1748, Ellery became a Master Mason of Boston (Pyne). In 1750, he married his first wife, Ann Remington. With her, he had seven children, but only five made it to adulthood. Fourteen years after marriage, Ann passed away.
These brave men are John Colter and Tom Murphy, in at different time changed Yellowstone. John Colter was part of one of the most interesting explorations of his time. He was mostly known for in 1808 when he explored unknown terrain now called Yellowstone all on his own. But before that in October 15 in 1803 he joined the famous Louis and Clark expedition. On their journey they encountered a tribe called the Blackfeet and captured Colter, Louis, Clark and a man named John Potts who was killed by the tribe.
Rykhus 3 The Moccasin Trail I read the book ” The Moccasin Trail”, this book is mostly about a man named Jim Heath. Jim is a man who shortly after leaving his family behind to go be himself was severely attacked by a grizzly bear. Shortly after the attack a group of Crow Indians found Jim who was half alive and took him to their Tribe and took care of him until he was better. Ever since Jim got better he joined the Crow Indians tribe and become one himself. One day, after six years of living with the Crow Indians Jim received a letter from his sister saying that they( as in his two younger brothers, sister, and little nephew) were backing up all their stuff and moving out west to Oregon territory in search for
Barbers Hill Middle School North Mason Anders Coach Lopez 7th grade One of the most forgotten Texas heroes is David G. Burnett. Now I know what you 're thinking who 's that, what does he have to do with Texas, did he invent something.He is the first president of the republic of Texas, but before this accomplishment he was a nobody. Born April 14,1788 in Newark, NJ, He was the 14th child of Dr. William Burnett. When he was only three when his parents had died. When he was finishing up his final year at connally Jr.