Expedition to Oregon. by Obadiah Oakley

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Published by Reprinted from the Peoria Register in New York .

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  • Overland journeys to the Pacific

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Statement[By] Obadiah Oakly.
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 396, no. 3973.
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL17813576M

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition began inwhen President Thomas Jefferson tasked Meriwether Lewis with exploring lands west of the Mississippi River that comprised the Louisiana Purchase.

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His account of the journey was first printed in the Peoria Register and North-Western Gazetteer on. The United States Exploring Expedition (), also known as the Wilkes Expedition, was shaped by both commercial and scientific concerns and a desire to expand American influence and interests in the Pacific Northwest.

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A native of Georgia, Frémont acquired male protectors after his father's death, and became proficient in mathematics, science, and Appointed by: Rutherford B. Hayes. The official website of the Oregon Secretary of State. A painting of Sacagawea and son Pomp. (Image courtesy Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation) Sacagawea was strong traveler.

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Once known as the "Hop King of the World", he was the first mayor of Puyallup, cal party: Republican. Sacagawea, circa. (Oregon State Archives Photo of a statue of Sacagawea in Cascade Locks) While debate continues about the details, many historians believe that Sacagawea was born near present-day Lemhi, Idaho in circa She was a member of the Lemhi band of Shoshoni Indians but circa she was captured by a party of Hidatsa.

John C. Frémont (Janu –J ) held a controversial and unusual place in midth century America. Called "The Pathfinder," he was hailed as a great explorer of the West.

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