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Daniel Boone Essay & Project Ideas

James Daugherty
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1. Early in his life, Boone was a member of General Braddock's expedition against Fort Duquesne during the French and Indian Wars. George Washington was a leader of the American colonial forces in this campaign. Using history books and other library reference sources, discuss the disastrous outcome of this expedition and explain why it failed.

2. Before the settlement of Kentucky, the area was the hunting ground of the Cherokee, Shawnee, Choctaw, Creek, Chickasaw, and Casawaba. Research the history of one of these tribes and explain what has happened to the tribe since the time of Daniel Boone. You might want to concentrate on an event such as Andrew Jackson's campaign against the Creeks or the Cherokee Trail of Tears.

3. Daugherty mentions other legendary frontiersmen such as George Rogers Clark, Richard Henderson, Meriwether Lewis, and William Clark.

Investigate the career of one of these men; then compare his achievements with...

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