The Chisholm Trail in American History

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Fruit flies were used to study the effects of space travel on animals, and were chosen because they are more similar to humans than you might imagine! For the first few days nothing was to be found save lichen to eat, and the temperature was far below freezing-point. Despite foggy weather, "hard gales, and a rolling sea," he made his way steadily south. He brought the news back to the fort store, flashing the gold, and the store operator sent word to his partner, Sam Brannan, in San Francisco.

Pages: 128

Publisher: Enslow Publishers (July 2000)

ISBN: 0766013456

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