The Oregon Trail is a 2,170-mile (3,490 km) historic east–west, large-wheeled
wagon route and .... By overland travel, American missionaries and early settlers
(initially mostly ex-trappers) s...
Other questions to ponder: How long did the trek take, on the average? How long
did ... When did travel on the Oregon-California Trail begin? Which type of draft ...
The Oregon Trail migration, more correctly known as the Oregon-California ...
However, the first mass migration did not occur until 1843 when approximately
1000 ... The trip usually took 4-6 months by wagon traveling 15 miles a day
In the years to come, pioneers came to call the route the Oregon Trail. ... Oregon
Trail was an annual event, although the practice of traveling in giant convoys ...
after the first modest party of settlers made the long, overland journey to Oregon.
What kind of supplies did the pioneers take on their trip? .... but were too long,
heavy, and cumbersome to be practical for a long journey over the Oregon Trail.
The Oregon Trail opened at a time when the westward settlement and ... They did
know that the back country of Iowa, Missouri and Arkansas had not proved to ...
Propaganda about Oregon and early accounts of travel west flourished in .....
Company agents at Fort Hall encouraged the emigrants to take the California
When did the Oregon Trail start? ... For most children, there was no school while
traveling with the wagon train. ... Why did people go to the Oregon Territory?
Oregon Trail also Oregon-California Trail a route across the central United States
, ... When disputes did arise they might be settled by vote or, especially in larger
... gold rush, starting in 1848, did much to fuel travel west via the overland trails.
National Oregon/California Trail Center in Montpelier Idaho ... A Day on the Trail.
Eighteen to twenty miles a day over prairie was considered a good days travel ...
5:00 pm: when a good campsite with ample water and grass is found, pioneers ...
cracks between the boards with tar to make the wagons waterproof when they ....
What effect did the rivers have on emigrant travel along the Oregon Trail? a.