Marcus Whitman


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Noun1.Marcus Whitman - United States frontier missionary who established a post in Oregon where Christianity and schooling and medicine were available to Native Americans (1802-1847)Marcus Whitman - United States frontier missionary who established a post in Oregon where Christianity and schooling and medicine were available to Native Americans (1802-1847)
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While she was there a violent uprising by the Cayuse Indians was carried out causing the death of 13 emigrants, including Doctor Marcus Whitman and his wife, Narcissa.
There's an unease by historians, told by Seattle legislators that statues of Christian missionary and state founder Marcus Whitman should be gone, while a statue of Soviet dictator Vladimir Lenin stands in a Seattle neighborhood.
Marcus Whitman and Narcissa Whitman, his wife, eleven years earlier.
In addition, the book chronicles BurnettAEs associations with other men of the time, including Mormon leader Joseph Smith, missionary Marcus Whitman, Gold Rush instigator John Sutter, and banker Samuel Brannan.
Marcus Whitman, owns Good Fortune Farms in Oregon, recommends that all animals be tagged with numbers and/or names, as well as photographed with their name for easy identification.
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Then Cayuse Indians believed Marcus Whitman was not trying hard enough to cure their diseases--diseases introduced by white settlers--but was instead trying to poison them in order to seize their lands.