By Steve Walsh
Zebulon Pike, the son of a progressive battle significant, joined the military whilst he was once 15 years previous. After the Louisiana buy, Pike was once despatched to discover the Mississippi River in 1805. The Pike day trip persisted west from Missouri and Kansas into trendy Colorado and New Mexico. He outfitted a small fortress, the 1st American construction in Colorado close to Pueblo. From the fortress, Zebulon and his males observed the snow-capped mountain top that now bears his identify. Pike died in conflict throughout the warfare of 1812 on the age of 34.
Number 12 within the Great Lives in Colorado History series.
Ages eight to ten
Bilingual in English and Spanish
54 pages (English 27/Spanish 27)
Trim: five" by way of eight"
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