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Daniel Boone

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Definition: Explorer known for his trailblazing through what was then the American West. He went with British General Edward Braddock to Fort Duquesne in 1755. He helped make the Wilderness Road, a major road through the Kentucky territory, and named several towns after himself: Boonesborough. He later served in the Kentucky Legislature.

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