Zebulon Pike

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Describes the adventures and travels of the army officer who explored the upper Mississippi, Great Plains, and Colorado area before the War of 1812.

Statementby Susan Sinnott.
SeriesThe World"s great explorers
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF592.P653 S56 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1850717M
ISBN 100516030582
LC Control Number90002221
OCLC/WorldCa21762823

Zebulon Pike, in full Zebulon Montgomery Pike, (born January 5,Lamberton, New Jersey, U.S.—died ApYork, Upper Canada [now Toronto, Ontario]), U.S.

army officer and explorer for whom Pikes Peak in Colorado was named. In Pike, then an army lieutenant, led a man exploring party to the headwaters of the Mississippi River with instructions to discover the river’s.

This book moves beyond that controversy to offer new scholarly perspectives on Pike’s career. The essayists—all prominent historians of the American West—examine Pike’s expeditions and writings, which provided an image of the Southwest that would shape American culture for decades/5(7).

Zebulon Montgomery Pike was an exceptionally bold and tenacious individual whose life intersected with all these events and characters. In those years America underwent national expansion and significant controversy as the young nation continuously redefined itself through a Cited by: 1.

Spotted this book on the shelf at work, and thought, "I need to know more about this guy." I didn't realize that I'd been to many of the places where Zebulon Pike had explored and fought during his too-brief life, including the Great Plains, Pike's Peak, the upper reaches of the Arkansas River in Colorado, and Sackets Harbor, New York.4/5.

Establish Federal designation of the Pike National Historic Zebulon Pike book (for Pike life occurrences prior tothe Pike Mississippi Expedition, the Zebulon Montgomery Pike Expedition, and events leading to and including his heroic death in ).

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A biography Zebulon Pike book the life of explorer Zebulon Pike, describing his adven 4/5. Zebulon Montgomery Pike ( –) was an American soldier and explorer. As a United States Army captain in – he led an expedition to explore and document the southern portion of the Louisiana territory and to find the headwaters of the Red River, during which he recorded the discovery of what later was called Pikes Peak.

Zebulon Montgomery Pike was one of the first white men to explore the vast wilderness that is now Colorado. Born in New Jersey, Pike joined the army in at age InPike and a party of soldiers were sent to explore the unknown far west 1 “ Zebulon Pike Centennial.”.

In life and in death, fame and glory eluded Zebulon Montgomery Pike (–). The ambitious young military officer and explorer, best known for a mountain peak that he neither scaled nor named, was destined to live in the shadows of more famous contemporaries—explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.

This collection of thought-provoking essays rescues Pike from his undeserved obscurity.

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To the Southwest (Louisiana Purchase)- Southwest Expedition. Pike’s second expedition,was designed to accomplish several goals, including providing an escort for fifty-one Osage Indians ransomed from the Potawatomi tribe and a delegation of Pawnees, Osages, and Otos returning from a trip to see President Jefferson; negotiating a peace between the Kansas and Osage tribes, and.

The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike: To Headwaters of the Mississippi River, Through Louisiana Territory, and in New Spain, During the Years.

Today both the American and English editions are highly sought-after by collectors, particularly by those with an interest in Texas: the daring explorer-spy Zebulon Pike’s book stands as the first substantial American writing on Texas. "A CORNERSTONE OF ANY COLLECTION OF WESTERN AMERICANA": RARE FIRST EDITION OF PIKE'S IMPORTANT EXPEDITIONS TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI, WITH MAPS CONSIDERED "MILESTONES IN THE MAPPING OF THE AMERICAN WEST".

PIKE, Zebulon. An Account of Expeditions to the Sources of the Mississippi, and Through the Western Parts of. The memoirs of Zebulon Pike. Robert J. McNamara is a history expert and former magazine journalist. He was 's first-ever history editor and has bylines in New York, the Chicago Tribune, and other national outlets.

The soldier and explorer Zebulon Pike is remembered for two expeditions he led to explore territory acquired by the United. Zebulon Montgomery Pike (January 5, – Ap ) was an American brigadier general and explorer.

Pikes Peak in Colorado is named after him. As a U.S. Army officer, President Thomas Jefferson asked him to lead two journeys through the new Louisiana Purchase territory. The first was in to explore the upper northern parts of the Mississippi : Zebulon Montgomery Pike, January 5. Pike County Assembly of God, Zebulon, Georgia.

likes. We are located in Zebulon, Georgia.5/5(27). Zebulon Pike was an early explorer to the Rocky Mountains and discovered Pike's Peak.

If you love this, please considering supporting us at https://patreon.c. The book was translated in various languages like Dutch, German and French due to its popularity.

Interesting Facts about Zebulon Pike 5: death. Pike took part in the Battle of York and he died during the battle. Before he was in the battle, Pike earned brigadier general rank. Interesting Facts about Zebulon Pike 6: the birthplace. Author of The expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, Exploratory travels through the western territories of North America, Zebulon Pike's Arkansaw journal, in search of the southern Louisiana Purchase boundary line (interpreted by his newly recovered maps), Account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi, The Southwestern expedition of Zebulon M.

Pike, An important visit. The Pike Expedition (J – July 1, ) was a military party sent out by President Thomas Jefferson and authorized by the United States government to explore the south and west of the recent Louisiana Purchase. Roughly contemporaneous with the Lewis and Clark Expedition, it was led by United States Army Lieutenant Zebulon Pike, Jr.

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who was promoted to captain during the trip. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Zebulon Montgomery Pike (Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article. Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, An Account of Expeditions to the Sources of the Mississippi, and Through the Western Parts of Louisiana, to the Sources of the Arkansaw, Kans, La Platte, and Pierre Jaun, Rivers.

The Zebulon Pike Chapter NSDAR was formed inin Colorado Springs. Our founding members chose the name "Zebulon Pike" in honor of Zebulon Montgomery Pike (), American explorer and army officer, as an homage to the explorer. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

PIKE, Zebulon. Zebulon Pike's Arkansaw Journal: In Search of the Southern Louisiana Purchase Boundary Line (Interpreted by His Newly Recovered Maps). Edited, with Bibliographical Resume,by Stephen Harding Hart and Archer Butler Hulbert.

InU.S. Army General James Wilkinson assigned Lieutenant Zebulon Montgomery Pike to explore the headwaters of the Arkansas and Red rivers.

From St. Louis, the lieutenant's modest party traveled across the Great Plains to the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Throughout the journey, Pike maintained a journal, describing terrain, Indians, hardships, and the group's daily activities.

Zebulon Pike: Thomas Jefferson's Agent for Empire is the story of how Pike carried out his mission as a prelude to an American invasion of New Mexico. This unique book is the first to fully chronicle Pike's – expedition to the Rocky Mountains and beyond, addressing both the exploratory and the clandestine purposes of Pike's western.

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A book about his travels, An Account of Expedition to the Sources of the Mississippi was published in Brigadier General Pike led his forces to victory at York, Ontario, but was killed on 27th March,after a British power magazine exploded, causing a rock to strike him in the back. Zebulon Pike was buried at Sackett's Harbour.

Immediately download the Zebulon Pike summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or. Pike's father, also named Zebulon Pike, hailed from New Jersey and fought in General George Washington's army during the Revolutionary War.

On Ap —two days before the shots heard round the world were fired at Lexington and Concord—the elder Pike married Isabella Brown of New York in New York : University of Oklahoma Press.

Get this from a library! Zebulon Pike. [Susan Sinnott, (Author)] -- Describes the adventures and travels of the army officer who explored the upper Mississippi, Great .Through careful examination of primary documents, this book reveals that the true purpose of Zebulon Pike's western expedition in – was not innocent exploration of the West but an espionage mission in preparation for an American invasion of New Mexico.THE EXPEDITIONS OF Zebulon Montgomery Pike, To Headwaters of the Mississippi River, Through Louisiana Territory, and in New Spain, During the Years A NEW EDITION, Now First Reprinted in Full from the Original ofWith Copious Critical Commentary, Memoir of Pike, New Map and other Illustrations, and Complete Index, BY ELLIOTT COUES.