Westward Expansion: Biographies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0787648639
  • ISBN-13: 9780787648633
  • DDC: 978
  • Shipping Weight: 1.55 lbs ( .70 kgs)
  • 288 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2001 | Published

About

Overview

Learn about 28 colorful characters who made their marks in Western history. From gun slingers, bank robbers, and cowboys to presidents, soldiers and Native American leaders, Westward Expansion: Biographies paints a fascinating picture of the Wild West through the eventful accounts of the people who lived in these interesting times. Each 1,700- to 2,300-word essay is presented in alphabetical order and includes:

  • Buffalo Bill
  • George Custer
  • Wyatt Earp
  • Belle Starr
  • Kit Carson
  • Annie Oakley
  • Andrew Jackson
  • Nat "Deadwood Dick" Love
  • Sarah Winnemucca
  • Black Hawk
  • Daniel Boone
  • Lewis and Clark
  • Mifflin Gibbs
  • Mariano Vallejo
  • Tecumseh
  • Crazy Horse
  • And many others

Also included are 65 photographs, a timeline, glossary, sources for further study, and subject index.