La Salle: La Salle and the Mississippi River

La Salle: La Salle and the Mississippi River

by Ann Louise Heinrichs

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ISBN-13: 9780756511456
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2002
Series: Exploring the World
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.13(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Ann Heinrichs grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and lives in Chicago. She is the author of more that one hundred books for children and young adults on Asian, African, and U.S. history and culture. Ann has also written numerous newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles. She is an award-winning martial artist, specializing in t’ai chi empty-hand and sword forms. Ann has traveled widely throughout the United States, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. In exploring each state for this series, she rediscovered the people, history, and resources that make this a great land, as well as the concerns we share with people around the world.

Table of Contents

An empire of his own — The early years — Learning the ways of the wilderness — Off to a rough start — Laying claim to Louisiana — The death of a dream.

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