17. John C. Fremont
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On a scale of 1 (very poor) to 5 (very good), what would you rate the leadership skills of John C. Fremont?
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John C. Fremont was an American military officer, politician, and explorer. In the 1840s, he led several expeditions to explore the far west, including California. His experiences in traveling from the Mississippi River to California provided him with good experience in mapping the routes. Later, he would gain notoriety as a railroad investor, a military officer, and a politician.