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National Oregon/California Trail Center >> Historical Trails >> Trail Basics

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The NATIONAL OREGON/CALIFORNIA TRAIL CENTER, in Montpelier, Idaho, offers visitors a unique and entertaining interpretive indoor adventure, simulating an actual wagon train experience of the 1850s.
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Oregon Trail Historical Facts Pictures Trivia Western Expansion Map Kids Indians Manifest Destiny

Oregon Trail Historical Facts Pictures Trivia Western Expansion Map Kids Indians Manifest Destiny | Oregon Trail | Scoop.it
Oregon Trail and American Wstern Expansion
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The Oregon Trail: Pathway to the West | NewsInHistory.com

The Oregon Trail: Pathway to the West | NewsInHistory.com | Oregon Trail | Scoop.it
Article about the Oregon Trail that, starting in the 1840s, thousands of American pioneers followed—heading West in hopes of finding a better life.
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National Oregon/California Trail Center >> Historical Trails >> Trail Basics

National Oregon/California Trail Center >> Historical Trails >> Trail Basics | Oregon Trail | Scoop.it
The NATIONAL OREGON/CALIFORNIA TRAIL CENTER, in Montpelier, Idaho, offers visitors a unique and entertaining interpretive indoor adventure, simulating an actual wagon train experience of the 1850s.

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Oregon Fever | Junior Scholastic | Scholastic.com

Oregon Fever | Junior Scholastic | Scholastic.com | Oregon Trail | Scoop.it
In 1852, an 11-year-old girl and her family became part of the great American
migration west on the Oregon Trail.
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Where Does the Oregon Trail Start & End?

Where Does the Oregon Trail Start & End? | Oregon Trail | Scoop.it
For hundreds of thousands of settlers in the 19th century, the Oregon Trail was the only practical path to the western areas of the United States. Beginning in Missouri, the trail snaked through ...
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Forsaken Frontier: Revisiting the Oregon Trail -- Last of three articles.; 150 Years Later, Indians Bitterly Cope With Results of Whites' Arrival - New York Times

The map of the American West in the first big year of the Oregon Trail showed a sea of open space, and carried warnings about the people who were living on much of it. The Pawnee, Cheyenne, Arapaho,
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National Historic Parks - Oregon National Historic Trail | GORP.com

National Historic Parks - Oregon National Historic Trail | GORP.com | Oregon Trail | Scoop.it
GORP's historical guide to following the western settlers and explorers on the Oregon Trail today...
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Articles about Oregon Trail - Baltimore Sun

Oregon Trail News. Find breaking news, commentary, and archival information about Oregon Trail From The Baltimore Sun
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Two Main Types of Wagons Used on the Oregon Trail

Two Main Types of Wagons Used on the Oregon Trail | Oregon Trail | Scoop.it
During the 1800s, the Oregon Trail represented the dream of a new life for those who dared to brave the 2,000-mile trail to migrate to the Oregon Territory in the western United States.

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Conestoga Wagons versus Covered Wagons on the Oregon Trail | Oregon Trail with Ollie

Conestoga Wagons versus Covered Wagons on the Oregon Trail | Oregon Trail with Ollie | Oregon Trail | Scoop.it
Contrary to what many believe, the emigrants traveling to Oregon and California did not use Conestoga wagons. Conestoga wagons were much too big and heavy to handle on the western trails.

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