Explorer and Revolutionary
War hero, General George Rogers Clark effectively doubled the
size of the United States by his defeat of the British at Vincennes.
He is also known for being the older brother of William Clark,
one half of the legendary Lewis and Clark Expedition.
But did you know
that in 1783, Thomas Jefferson asked George Rogers Clark if
he would be willing to head an expedition to explore the land
west of the Mississippi? Clark declined, and 20 years later
Jefferson asked the same question of Clark's younger brother
William. William accepted and the Lewis and Clark expedition
Meet the young
George Rogers Clark in Volume 8 of the Young Patriots Series
as he grows up on the edge of the wilderness-whether he's rescuing
baby raccoons from a hollow tree or rescuing his brothers from
raging floodwaters, George displays the courage and determination
that resulted in the hero he would become.
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Clark, Boy of the Northwest Frontier meets Academic
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questions! The What
Happened Next section of George Rogers Clark,
Boy of the Northwest Frontier gives children a brief
summary of the adult George's accomplishments.
Perfect for classroom
Facts About George Rogers Clark points out quirky and
little-known facts about the famous general.
Need a time line?
George Rogers Clark Lived.
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