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James Beckwourth

mountaineer, scout and pioneer

by Susan R. Gregson

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Published by Compass Point Books in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Beckwourth, James Pierson, 1798-1866 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African American pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African American trappers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Trappers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      Statementby Susan R. Gregson.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesSignature lives
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF592.B393 G74 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3393239M
      ISBN 100756510007
      LC Control Number2005003258
      OCLC/WorldCa57722483

      James P. Beckwourth was an American mountain man, fur trader and explorer. He was born into slavery in as the son of a slave and an aristrocratic white father. The map and text excerpts from various published works outline the colorful life of this historic figure. Beckwourth was the only African American in the West to record his life story. James Pierson Beckwourth () Beckwourth was born into slavery in Virginia, but sources differ as to the year: or [2] His father was Sir Jennings Beckwith, a descendant of Irish and English nobility, and his mother was an enslaved African-American mulatto woman held by Beckwith.

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Beckwourth epitomized much of the best and the worst of a fabulous breed, the mountain men of the early West. Trapper, hunter, guide, horse thief, Indian fighter, and Indian chief, he also took part in the Seminole and Mexican wars and the 1/5(1). Jim Beckwourth, byname of James Pierson Beckwith, (born April 26,Virginia, U.S.—died ?, Denver [Colorado, U.S.]), American mountain man who lived for an extended period among the Indians.

He was the son of a white man, Sir Jennings Beckwith, and a. James Pierson Beckwourth () – Generally known as Jim Beckworth, he was was an American mountain man, fur trader, and explorer. Born as a slave in Fredericksburg County, Virginia on April 26,Jim’s mother was a mulatto slave in the service of his white father’s household.

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