Daniel Boone: Woodsman of Kentucky

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
A true American woodsman, Daniel Boone is remembered for his exploration of Kentucky and the establishment in 1775 of the "Boonesborough" settlement. This exciting book describes his legendary exploits as a trapper and soldier, his meetings with the Shawnee and Cherokee, and his lasting legacy in helping to build the 'Wilderness Road' -- one of the most historic highways in America. Other topics include
- his early life and Quaker upbringing
- how he traveled and lived in the backwoods of America
- the attack on the Boonesborough settlement
- the French and Indian War
- the effect of the Stamp Act
- colorful maps and images showing the areas explored
- sections on the age of exploration
- the political climates of various countries that made explorers venture out into the unknown
- real recipes for foods the explorers ate on their travels
- how explorers lived while on the high seas, on the trail, or in the encampment
 

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