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Jane, A Woman's Determination and the Wild West Frontier
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Jane McKechnie Walton was murdered during Utah's pioneer day celebration in 1891. One hundred and eighteen years later, her case - solved. Emigrated from Scotland in 1850, she braved an ocean crossing, walked the American plains as a pioneer and conquered, "Hole in the Rock," where wagons and cattle were lowered 2,000 feet below. Fought Indians and drunken outlaws and settled the west.
Road to California: The Search for a Southern Overland Route, 1540-1848
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
"Road to California" for the first time brings together the story of the search for a southern overland route to California by Spaniards, Mexicans and Americans. The book also tells about the response of Native Americans to the invasion of their lands. The story ends in 1848 when discovery of gold in California's Sierra Nevada assured that the trails would be worn deep by the argonauts.