Additional Resources

Teacher Guide

Download a PDF teacher guide with tips for using the John C. Frémont Featured Historical Figure pages in the classroom.

Early Life

Early Explorations

First & Second Expeditions

  • Read a full version of the “Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842: And to Oregon and North California in the Years 1843-44” on Internet Archive.
  • To learn more about John C. Frémont’s western expeditions visit the LongCamp website devoted to the “Pathfinder.”
  • Learn more about the Great Salt Lake on the Utah Water Science Center website.

Third, Fourth & Fifth Expeditions

Political Career

Civil War General