A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Fremont and the Claiming of the American West

A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Fremont and the Claiming of the American West

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John C. Frémont, nearly forgotten today, was one of the giants of nineteenth-century America. He led five expeditions into the American West in the 1840s and 1850s, covering a greater area than any other explorer. His expedition reports -- ghost-written by his beautiful and talented wife, Jessie Benton Frémont -- were bestsellers in their day. Riding the wave of his popularity, he captured the Republican Party nomination for president in 1856 but narrowly lost… (more)

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster (January 10, 2002)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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