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The Man Who Double-crossed The Founders

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adriana hernandez

on 17 September 2014

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Transcript of The Man Who Double-crossed The Founders

James Wilkinson's Expedition
The Start of the Expedition
Well he sent him to...
What did Wilkinson send Pike to do?
The Man Who Double-crossed The Founders
By: Adriana and Vanessa Hernandez and Fatima Santillion
James Wilkinson
Born: Calvert county, Maryland
Father died when he was seven
background info
He married Ann Biddle
they had four children
Wilkinson agreed with Aaron Burr's idea on making a separate,independent territory along the Mississippi Valley
Zebulon Pike accompanied Wilkinson on his expedition
Pike and 22 unprepared men were sent off by Wilkinson to explore most of Arkansas and Mississippi
Look for the head waters of the Arkansas river
Obtain the return of some Osage captives
Make peace between the Osage and Kansas indians
And to establish dialogue with the comanche idian
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