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After Lewis and Clark: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific

Robert M. Utley - History - 2004 - 392 pages
In 1807, a year after Lewis and Clark returned from the shores of the Pacific, groups of trappers and hunters began to drift West to tap the rich stocks of beaver and to trade ...
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Westward Vision: The Story of the Oregon Trail

David Lavender - History - 1985 - 424 pages
?In one very real sense,? David Lavender writes, ?the story of the Oregon Trail begins with Columbus.? This opening suggests the panoramic sweep of his history of that famous ...
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Fur Traders, Trappers, and Mountain Men of the Upper Missouri

LeRoy Reuben Hafen - History - 1995 - 138 pages
John Jacob Astor's dream of empire took shape as the American Fur Company. At Astor's retirement in 1834, this corporate monopoly reached westward from a depot on Mackinac ...
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The Fist in the Wilderness

David Sievert Lavender, David Lavender - History - 1998 - 490 pages
An oft-told story from different perspectives, the history of the American fur trade is here placed within the overall rivalry for empire between Britain and the United States ...
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William Clark and the Shaping of the West

Landon Y. Jones - History - 2005 - 408 pages
Between 1803 and 1806, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark co-captained the most famous expedition in American history. But while Lewis ended his life just three years later ...
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Wheel Boats on the Missouri: The Journals and Documents of the Atkinson-O ...

Henry Atkinson, Stephen Watts Kearny, Richard E. Jensen - History - 2001 - 262 pages
In 1824 Brig. Gen. Henry Atkinson and Indian Agent Benjamin O'Fallon traveled up the Missouri River, along with 475 soldiers of the First and Sixth Infantry regiments. Their ...
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