Daniel Boone

(1734—1820) American pioneer

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(c. 1734–1820)

US pioneer. Moving west from his native Pennsylvania, Boone made trips into the unexplored area of Kentucky from 1767 onwards, organizing settlements and successfully defending them against hostile Native Americans. He later moved further west to Missouri, being granted land there in 1799. As a hunter, trail-blazer, and fighter against the Native Americans he became a legend in his own lifetime.

Subjects: Literature — World History.

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