WHAT'S INSIDE: NORTH AMERICA
- American History
- Famous Explorers
- Native Americans
Nomadic hunters roamed the area that is now Colorado thousands of years ago. About the first century A.D., a people known as the Anasazi, or Basketmakers, settled in what is now the southwestern part of the state.
Lewis and Clark Expedition (May 14, 1804-September 23, 1806), an expedition sent by President Thomas Jefferson to examine the resources of the far Northwest.