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History of the Oregon Trail

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The Oregon Trail is a historic 2,000-mile (3,200-km) trail used by American pioneers living in the Great Plains in the 19th century. The emigrants traveled by  ...

A thousand pioneers head West on the Oregon Trail - May 22, 1843 ...

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On this day in History, A thousand pioneers head West on the Oregon Trail on May 22, 1843. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Basic Facts About the Oregon Trail Oregon/Washington BLM

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Trail History ... The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's ... Stuart's route would ultimately become the Oregon Trail.

Homework Helpers (FAQs) Oregon/Washington BLM

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Trail History. Basic Facts · FAQs ... When did the Oregon Trail start? The first large wagon train of pioneers bound for Oregon was in 1843. When was the last ...

History & Culture - Oregon National Historic Trail (U.S. National Park ...

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An easier trail was needed. Robert Stewart of the Astorians (a group of fur traders who established Fort Astoria in western Oregon's Columbia River) became the ...

History: Oregon Trail - Ducksters

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History >> Westward Expansion The Oregon Trail was a major route that people took when migrating to the western part of the United States. Between 1841 and ...

Oregon Trail | historical trail, United States | Britannica.com

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In U.S. history, an overland trail between Independence, Missouri, and Oregon City, near present-day Portland, Oregon, in the Willamette River valley. It was one  ...

Oregon Trail Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Oregon Trail also Oregon-California Trail a route across the central United States , from Missouri ... Dictionary of American History The Columbia Encyclopedia,.

Oregon/California Trails - National Oregon/California Trail Center

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HISTORICAL TRAILS ... The Oregon National Trail is a 2,000 mile monument to the human spirit. In the sixty odd ... Map of the Oregon and Californial Trails.

Dangers - National Oregon/California Trail Center

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TRAIL BASICS. Dangers. Major threats to pioneer life and limb came from accidents, exhaustion, and disease. Crossing rivers were probably the most ...

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Oregon Trail History - Frontier Trails

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The Oregon Trail migration, more correctly known as the Oregon-California Trail migration, is one of the most important events in American History.

Oregon Trail | HistoryNet

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Facts, information and articles about The Oregon Trail, a part of Westward Expansion from the ... Articles Featuring The Oregon Trail From History Net Magazines.

Oregon Trail - Pathway to the West - History and Information

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The Oregon Trail, one of the key migration routes west, spanned over 2170 miles through territories that would later become Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, ...