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eBook John Wesley Powell: Soldier, Scientist, and Explorer (Famous Explorers of the American West) ePub

by Charles W. Maynard

  • ISBN: 0823962903
  • Category: Professionals and Academics
  • Subcategory: Biography
  • Author: Charles W. Maynard
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Powerkids Pr; 1 edition (July 1, 2003)
  • ePub book: 1715 kb
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John Wesley Powell became famous. RAY FREEMAN: John Wesley Powell's scientific studies of western lands shaped his ideas of how those lands should be used. Powell's explorations led to the creation of the United States Geological Survey in eighteen seventy-nine. The survey became responsible for all mapping and scientific programs of American lands. Powell's interests, however, were becoming wider than just the geology of the land. He found himself growing deeply interested in the people who lived on the land. He proposed programs to control both crop farming and cattle raising. He was especially concerned about water supplies.

John Wesley Powell (March 24, 1834 – September 23, 1902) was a . soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions

John Wesley Powell (March 24, 1834 – September 23, 1902) was a . soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions. passage through the Grand Canyon.

A biography of American explorer John Wesley Powell, chronicling his life as a soldier and scientist. Format:Library Binding. ISBN13:9780823962907. Release Date:January 2003.

A biography of explorer John Wesley Powell, chronicling his life as a soldier and scientist. Charles W. Maynard is an ordained United Methodist minister who works with the Camp and Retreat Ministry of the Holston Conference in east Tennessee and in southwestern Virginia

A biography of explorer John Wesley Powell, chronicling his life as a soldier and scientist. Maynard is an ordained United Methodist minister who works with the Camp and Retreat Ministry of the Holston Conference in east Tennessee and in southwestern Virginia. He has an undergraduate degree from Emory and Henry College and a master of divinity from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University.

His Exploration and Empire is a classic of the exploring of the west by explorers and scientists

His Exploration and Empire is a classic of the exploring of the west by explorers and scientists. I have added this classic book to my American History collection. Powell served as second director of the .

John Wesley Powell Soldier Explorer Scientist U. S. Department of the Interior/Geological Survey John Wesley Powell Soldier . Powell was not an adventurer, nor did he consider himself just an explorer. Department of the Interior/Geological Survey John Wesley Powell Soldier Explorer Scientist by Mary C. Rabbitt In 1869, John Wesley Powell and nine adventure-seeking companions completed the first exploration of the dangerous and almost uncharted canyons of the Green and Colorado Rivers. He was a scientist, motivated by a thirst for knowledge and a firm belief that science was meant to further the progress of mankind. He endeavored at all times to put his beliefs into practice.

John Wesley Powell, geologist and first explorer of the Grand Canyon, did all his surveying minus most of his right arm, which was shot off by a minié ball at the Battle of Shiloh. He became the second director of the US Geological Survey.

John Muir: Scottish-American naturalist, author, early advocate of preservation of wilderness. Helped preserve Yosemite valley and Sequoia National Park. Horatio Alger: author; wrote about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle class security and comfort through hard work.

A biography of explorer John Wesley Powell, chronicling his life as a soldier and scientist.