Frmont's First Impressions

Frmont's First Impressions

John C. Frémont / May 31, 2020

Frmont s First Impressions In John C Frmont led a party of twenty five men on a five month journey from Saint Louis to the Wind River Range in the Rocky Mountains his goal to chart the best route to Oregon In Frmont w

  • Title: Frmont's First Impressions
  • Author: John C. Frémont
  • ISBN: 9786613866547
  • Page: 373
  • Format: ebook
  • In 1842 John C Frmont led a party of twenty five men on a five month journey from Saint Louis to the Wind River Range in the Rocky Mountains his goal to chart the best route to Oregon In 1843 Frmont was commissioned for another expedition, to explore the Great Salt Lake, Washington, eastern California, Carson Pass, and the San Joaquin Valley, places that did not yet beIn 1842 John C Frmont led a party of twenty five men on a five month journey from Saint Louis to the Wind River Range in the Rocky Mountains his goal to chart the best route to Oregon In 1843 Frmont was commissioned for another expedition, to explore the Great Salt Lake, Washington, eastern California, Carson Pass, and the San Joaquin Valley, places that did not yet belong to the United States.His journals from these expeditions, edited in collaboration with his wife, Jessie Benton Frmont, and published by Congress, thrilled the nation and firmly established Frmont s persona as the Great Pathfinder Part descriptive survey, part rousing adventure story, Frmont s account was far than a traveler s guide His tales of courage and wit, descriptions of beautiful landscapes, and observations about Native Americans strengthened Americans sense of a national identity and belief in Manifest Destiny Still a fascinating page turner today, Frmont s report documents the opening of the West even as it offers a firsthand look at the making of the American myth.Anne F Hyde provides an introduction to this signature American story that contextualizes the report, outlines Frmont s rise and fall, and shows how, for better or worse, this explorer exemplifies the nineteenth century American spirit.

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      • John C. Frémont

        John Charles Fr mont was an American military officer, politician, and explorer He lost the 1856 presidential election to Democrat James Buchanan, and ran against Abraham Lincoln in the pr elections in 1864 Fr mont abandoned his political campaign in September 1864, after he brokered a political deal in which Lincoln removed Postmaster General Montgomery Blair from office.He purchased the Pacific Railroad, losing the major part of his fortune as this proved to be an unsuccesful investment.From 1878 to 1881 he was appointed as Governor of Arizona by President Rutherford B Hayes.


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