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an American pioneer and guide and explorer (1734-1820)
United States pioneer and hero of the Texas revolt against Mexico; he shared command of the garrison that resisted the Mexican attack on the Alamo where he died (1796-1836)
Martha Jane Burke
United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)
United States frontiersman who guided Fremont's expeditions in the 1840s and served as a Union general in the American Civil War (1809-1868)
United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled (1774-1845)
United States frontiersman and Tennessee politician who died at the siege of the Alamo (1786-1836)
born in England; in 1629 he became the founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (1588-1665)
American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Boston for her religious views (1591-1643)
Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638)
English colonist in America; leader of the Pilgrims in the early days of the Plymouth Colony (1584-1656)
English clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism; he founded Providence in 1636 and obtained a royal charter for Rhode Island in 1663 (1603-1683)
English colonial administrator who traveled to America on the Mayflower and served as the first governor of the Plymouth Colony (1595-1655)