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1 South Dakota Standard 5.G.2.2. (Comprehension) Explain explorers’ discoveries in the New World. You could use this powerpoint slide to show the students about a early explorer in the USA. You could show how he influenced the USA and what he did in his life.

2 Daniel Boone By: Dillon Ostby

3 Life History Born November 2 nd,1734 Born in a log cabin near Pennsylvania Most famous pioneer in US history Spent most of his life exploring and settling Little education Learned the trade of woodsmen very early Married 1756 to Rebecca Bryan Very good hunter and farmer Founded the first US settlement west of the Appalachian mountains.

4 Was the fourth child of six of Squire and Sarah Boone At age 12 became great hunter provided food for his family. 10 to 16 he had to watch over the herd of cattle Never attended school Was taught to read and spell by Darah Day

5 Father and Mother Squire and Sarah Boone were Daniels father and mother. Squire and Sarah married 1726 Father English Quaker Father was a weaver and blacksmith Father raised cattle near Reading, Penn. Fathers weaving business grew and became wealthy Sarah was taller then Squire Sarah very good looking Squire not so good looking

6 Jobs After the Revolutionary War Boone worked as a surveyor along the Ohio River and settled for a time in Kanawha County, Virginia (now West Virginia). In 1800, Boone was appointed magistrate of the Femme Osage District in St. Charles County, Missouri for this he got a bunch of land to live on and use. Farmer Explorer

7 Exploring Kentucky Explored Kentucky wilderness from 1769 to 1782 Traveled down the Ohio River, and trapped furs in the Green and Cumberland Valleys In 1773 brought some settlers to Kentucky During his traveling six people were killed in his group including his oldest son James by Native Americans Boone negotiated price with the Natives and Judge Henderson called the Watauga Treaty Now its called Wilderness Trail Brought more and more settlers to this new area

8 In Missouri In 1788 him and his family moved to now what is WV Then in 1799 moved to Missouri, settling on a Spanish land grant near St. Louis Was appointed magistrate of his district in 1800 Served in tell the territory was ceded with the US in 1803 Lost his titles to his land Returned to Kansas in 1810 this made him pretty much penniless

9 The Daniel Boone National Forest contains both public and private land in 21 eastern Kentucky counties extending from Rowan county in the north to McCreary county in the south. It is managed by the US Department of Agriculture's Forest Services. Several state parks, the Red River Gorge, Red River and the Big South Fork National River and Rec. Area are located within the Forest. It’s 660,000 acres

10 Some Quotes From Daniel Boone I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences. I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks. Nature was here a series of wonders, and a fund of delight. All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife. Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.

11 The Death Daniel Boone died on September 26, 1820 at the age of 85 at his sons Nathan's home in St. Charles County, Missouri. In 1845 the remains of Boone and his wife were moved to Kentucky to rest in the great pioneer's "hunter's paradise."

12 Was a hunter, farmer, and explorer Great impact on history for his exploring and settling people west of the Mississippi River.

13 Web Sources ne.html db.html /d/daniel_boone.html Pictures from Google Images


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