John Charles Frémont: An Explanation of His Career
Interpretive biography of Frâemont covering his important exploring expeditions, adventures in California, political activities and presidential candidacy, and fraudulent business dealings and scandals. Fremont's explorations provided the routes west for the growing America.
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CHAPTER PACK I PARENTAGE AND YOUTH
SERVING AN APPRENTICESHIP
A FUNERAL A WEDDING AND AN INDEPENDENT EXPLORER
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