Rising to New Heights with Zebulon Pike It was the summer 1806 when Zebulon Pike set out with a caravan of men to explore a portion of the Louisiana Purchase. His counterparts, Lewis and Clarke were busy in another section of this land, but President Jefferson had entrusted the southwestern section of the region to Pike. The intended goal of the men who left with Pike was that the entire exploration would take them about six months. Much to their surprise, they were just wrapping things up two years later. Pike is considered to be the first "American" to visit the state of Colorado.
In the summer of 1803, Meriwether Lewis and his friend William Clark set off on their journey to the small town of St. Louis. It was at this town that Lewis and Clark would begin the exploration with their group, the Corps of Discovery, down the Missouri river and hopefully across the continent. When they reached the town in the winter of 1803, the two of them waited for President Thomas Jefferson to approve of the Louisiana Purchase that would grant the United States the Louisiana Territory. In 1804, the Louisiana Purchase was approved and the Corps of Discovery consisting of the leader, Meriwether Lewis; the coleader, William Clark; Clark’s slave, York; and more than 48 other members were finally allowed to begin their expedition. Under
He first served in the militia and then entered the U.S. Army. Later on, he became friends with Meriwether Lewis while they both served in 1795. They year after that he was resigned from the army to become manager of his family’s estate. In 1803, Clark had received a letter from Lewis, inviting him to share command on an expedition to the west of the Mississippi River. The journey set off
While they were doing this expedition, Lewis came across a rock. This rock’s formation was named after Sacagawea’s son, Pompy’s Tower. Lewis and Clark joined their two groups together at the Missouri River. They followed their way back to St.Louis together. Lewis and Clark traveled about 8,000 miles by boat, on foot, and on a horse.
Medgar Evers Was Born On July 2, 1925 . Medgar Grow Up In Mississippi With A Farming Family. Mr. Medgar Was Pull InTo The Army In !943 To Fight Both France & Germany For World War 2.Mr. Medgar NAACP First Field Secretary & Civil Rights Leader.Mr. Medgar Returned Home After The War To Work As Agent For Insurance Medgar Evers Started Going To Meeting About Civils Rights Organization .
Joel Hurt was a businessman and developer in Atlanta. He was born on July 31, 1850, in Hurtsboro, Alabama, to Lucy Apperson Long and Joel Hurt. He attended the university of Georgia after being in Auburn Methodist College in Auburn, Alabama for a year. He later married Annie Bright Woodruff, and they had six children. Joel Hurt was an inventor, entrepreneur, builder, banker, engineer and railroad man.
Jedediah S Smith was a great mountain man, fur trapper, and a great leader. He was born in June 24, 1798, Bainbridge, N.Y and died May 27, 1831, near Cimarron River. Smith made his first trip west while still in his teens. In 1822 he joined a fur-trading expedition to the rocky mountains and continued in the Rocky Mountain trade business. In 1824 Smith belonged to the party that reestablish the South Pass, a passage to the North west through Wyoming.
The area that is now home to the City of Duarte was originally inhabited by the Gabrielino Indians. In 1841, 7,000 acres of land was granted to former Mexican Corporal Andres Duarte. Throughout the late 1800s, a growing number of settlers came to the land. Much of Andres Duarte’s land was sold off in 40-acre plots to cover his debts, giving new families the opportunity to build homes here. By 1957, the community was ready to fight for incorporation, and on August 22 of that year, the City of Duarte and Duarte Unified School District were formed.
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the expedition to survey the land West of Mississippi, known as Louisiana Territory placed at the request of President Thomas Jefferson. Lewis and Clark and their expedition began their journey near St. Louis Missouri, in May 1804. One of the goals during their expedition was in establishing contact Indian groups. Throughout their expedition, they developed a ritual that they used when meeting a tribe for the first time. Firstly, the captains will explain to the tribal leaders that their land now belonged to the United States, and that a man far in the east which was President Thomas Jefferson, was their new “great father”.
(Service) James Ford became the president of the company in 1925, in the face of a milling downturn. After a failed attempt to sell the company, Ford decided to buy several mills across the country. On June 1928 General Mills, Inc. was born as the largest milling company in the world. (Brown, Huesing and Forsythe 62) During the Great Depression of 1929 to the late 30s, while other businesses faced financial ruin, General Mills thrived. (Company-Histories.com) The company began its experimentation with diversifying, and non-flour products such as Bisquick and Wheaties helped the company through these hard times.
He was the first great painter to travel beyond the Mississippi to paint the Indians, and his Indian Gallery, staggering in its ambition and scope, is one of the wonders of the nineteenth century. Catlin was just seven years old in 1803 when Thomas Jefferson sent Lewis and Clark on a three-year expedition to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase. In 1830, Catlin made his initial pilgrimage to St. Louis to meet William Clark and learn from him all he could of the western lands he hoped to visit. He would have only a short time to accomplish his goal—to capture with canvas and paint the essence of Indian life and culture. In that same year, the Indian Removal Act commenced the twelve-year action that would remove the remaining Indians
My father’s side of the family escaped religious oppression in Yorkshire, England and travelled to America to practice their Puritan beliefs in peace with others. My mother’s side of the family came to America as a volunteer group in one of 16 families who came from the Canary Islands off the coast of Morocco under the rule of the King of Spain in 1731 to establish themselves in the province of Texas. A recession had just hit the Islands because of cash crop competition from the American colonies, so during this time many people were immigrating to various other Spanish territories. My ancestor that emigrated from those Islands, Juan Curbelo, became the 6th mayor of San Antonio in 1737, again in 1739 and his son was elected mayor for 3 different terms. His granddaughter married a man named John William Smith in San Antonio, who was the first mayor under the Republic of Texas and twice more after that, which has been credited to his wife’s influence as an original settler.
Barbers Hill Middle School North The Life Of The Father Of Education Sarah Franklin Mrs. McDonald 7th grade Sarah Franklin Barbers Hill Middle School North Mrs. McDonald 7th grade The Life Of The Father Of Education Have you ever wanted to know who the Father Of Education Texas was? Well this essay will tell you about him and his life. Mirabeau B. Lamar was born on August 16, 1798 in Louisville, Georgia, son of John and Rebecca Lamar. He grew up on the family plantation known as Fairfield in Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia. As a young man Lamar moved to Cahawba, Alabama, where he became a partner in a general store and the town newspaper called the Cahawba.
On August 13, 1954, Reverend George D. West announced that the Tennessee Christian Missionary Society, which is the state organization of the Disciples of Christ churches in Tennessee, purchased the 1802 Grand Ave property for its new headquarters. The TCMS began in 1894 as the result of “movements that were backlashes against the rigid denominationalism of the early 1800s. The movement’s purpose was to return to the principles of the early churches described in the New Testament.” By 1969, the TCMS outgrew the 1802 Grand Ave property, put it on the market for $30,000, and moved to 3700 Richland Avenue. The 1804 Grand Ave property remained a residential and rental property through the 1950s. Some notable residents included Marlin A. Kain, a veteran of World War I who served in the Fifty-fifth Artillery Brigade,