Essays Tagged: "James Reed"

"The Donner Party" Analysis of Events

ur Lanceford Hastings. It was because of his miscalculation that 41 poor souls perished.Even though James Reed was told not to take the shortcut, he did anyways against practical reasoning. This shows ...

(1 pages) 29 0 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Donner party

high proportion of women, elderly, and children. The Donner brothers, Jacob and George, along with James Reed, all from Illinois, organized the party. They set out on their journey in April of 1846 a ... animals began to deteriorate, as did their emotional stability.A stabbing occurred and as a result James Reed was banished from the party. The party was badly demoralized before they ever reached the ...

(2 pages) 430 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Survivors of the Donner Party

away from their destination of California. Of the 81 people who became stranded, only 45 survived. James Reed , Virginia Reed and Eliza Donner were among the survivors. Their stories of tragedy and s ... urvivors. Their stories of tragedy and survival would help the story of the Donner Party to live on.James Reed was born in Northern Ireland of Polish decent. When he was a child his widowed mother bro ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History