Everything you need to understand or teach The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons by John Wesley Powell.
The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons by John Wesley Powell is a true story of exploration and adventure. The time is in the 1860s and it was an exciting period in the history of the United States, as the last frontiers were being surveyed and mapped. This was the purpose of the Powell expedition.
Powell was a Civil War veteran who had an interest in the Colorado River and the canyons. Powell was the secretary of the Illinois Natural History Society and was extremely interested in the last of the unmapped territory in America. There were no official sanctions for his expedition. He did not have the backing of Congress or any official financing. He used his own money and whatever he received from the Illinois Natural History Society and the Illinois Industrial University. Aside from this, all there was officially was some instruments from...
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