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James P. Ronda

James P. Ronda, H.G. Barnard Professor of West American History at the University of Tulsa, has written several books about the Lewis and Clark expedition, most notably Lewis and Clark Among the Indians. A past President of the Western History Association, Ronda has also worked as a on-camera adviser for C-SPAN, BBC, and PBS, and was recently named to serve on the Advisory Committee of the International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello.  

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They created towns and became the center of Western life, enabling wheat, cattle, and minerals to flow out of the West