Emma

by MsPohlman
Last updated 7 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
History
Grade:
4

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Emma

Jedediah Strong Smith

I was born on 1799 and died on May 27 , 1831

A map of were I went

Jedediah was born in New York city.His parents owned a trading post. When Jedediah was 22 he anwserd a newspaper ad for trapping and fur trading.Smith spent the last few years trapping andfinding beavers and skinning them. Maria encheanda told smith to go to San Diego but instead smith went to upper part of California .

USA sponserd me to explorer!

Smith explored the american river ,Calorado,sacremento,cajon pass,utah,Nevada and the mohave desert.

Smith was scouting for water and was killed exchange for gunfire with a small group of comanche.

Jedediah opend the way to California for Americans .He was the first man to cross the Serria Nevada mountians. Nobody else had seen so much of california.What he found was shared with jornelest to make maps.


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