History Daniel Boone

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Historical biographies
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History Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone is one of the greatest known American frontiersmen. Boone was born in Pennsylvania but headed for the western country with his family. Daniel Boone loved to hunt and explore. He started exploring the future state of Kentucky in 1767. Boone continued exploring and setting land in Kentucky until 1782. He carved out the Wilderness Road and built the settlement station of Boonesboro. Boone defended the settlements for the next 4 years. His leadership saved 3 remaining Kentucky stations. During that time Boone had to defend, escape the Indians, and rescue many of his own men. Boone eventually settled in the Femme Osage valley where he continued to hunt and explore.

Accomplishments

1734 - Daniel Boone was born1750 - Boone's family heads for the western country1756 - Boone marries Rebecca Bryan1769-1771 - Boone explores Kentucky1773 - Boone brought a group of settlers to Kentucky1775 - Boone built a fort on the Kentucky River with 28 settlers1778- Boone captured by Shawnee Indians1820- Boone dies

Daniel Boone founded the first US settlement west of the Appalachian mountians.He started the exploration and settlement of what is now Kentucky. Daniel Boone took settlers across the Cumberland Gap and opened the Wilderness Road.

Lasting Impact

Daniel Boone showed bravery and wasn't afraid to explore the unknown. He was a great leader and his bravery lead to many settlements in Kentucky.

TEKS

3.1: History. The student understands how individuals events, and ideas have influenced the history of various communities. The student is expected to: (A) describe how individuals, events, and ideas have changed communities, past and present;(C) describe how individuals, including Daniel Boone, Christopher Columbus, the Founding Fathers, and Juan de Onate, have contributed to the expansion of existing communites or to the creation of new communites.

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