Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail is a historic wagon route. It connected the Missouri River to the Oregon valleys.
The Oregon Trail is a 2,170-mile (3,490km)historic east-west, large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trailthat connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon.
People brought food, water, weapons, blankets, and clothing withthem.
The wagon was called a Conestoga wagon or a prairie schooner.
The trail was made from 1811-1840 but was mostly usedstarting in 1836 but was not heavily used until the 1840s.
The oregon trail was a voluntary expedition, but the trail of tears was a forceful act placed by the us government.
There was some beautiful scenery along the way and the finaldestination was worth it.
There were people that died of diseases, some drowned crossingrivers, some froze to death in early snowstorms, others were killedby snakes or Native Americans.
Dangers faced While Traveling The Oregon Trail- The Weather was one of these dangers... -Thunderstorms -Hailstones -High winds -Tornadoes -Lightning and other trouble was the diseases- -Scurvy -Famine -Cholera -Head lice. there were also diseases -Wild animals Had...
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If you were traveling the trail with a covered wagon, it would take you 5-6 months. if you were traveling in a car for 8 hours every day at 62.5 mph, you could travel the Oregon trail in four days. -Allie
The Oregon Trail did not start at Indianapolis. It started at any of several "jumping off" points on the shores of the Mississippi River. Common starting places included St. Joseph, which had the furthest west train service of any trains in the 1840s. From that point travelers would start riding...
People back then went on the Oregon trail to start new lives. Theyhad a 2,000 mile journey to Oregon. They WALKED the whole way eventhough it was long and dangerous. Many families died because ofdiseases, lack of food and water, and their were even some Indianattacks. They still traveled because...
for a family of 6 you would probably need 1000 pounds or more to start with unless they planned to stop at the first fort alond the way. In that case you would olny need about 500 pounds.
To house the solgiers protecting the westward heading settlers and at times protect the settlers from the people who owned the land.
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The quick answer is between the years 1841 and 1869. The Oregon Trail was one of the original main routes from East to West in American. Those migrating to the pacific northwest (including settlers, ranchers, businessmen, farmers, miners, and others) would typically start the journey in April or May...
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The Oregon Trail started in Independence, Missouri or St. Joseph,Mo.
the oregon trail ran in Missouri River to valleys in Oregon. theeastern part of th Oregon trail spanned part of the future state ofkansas and nearly all of what are noe the states of Nebraska andWyoming
They listened to people singing familiar songs of the time with amouth organ or fiddles. Stephen Foster was a popular composer atthe time. Songs like Old Suzanna, Camptown Races, My Old KentuckyHome, and others.
Crime was low on the Oregon Trail. There were very few documentedcases of robbery or murder. You had to be able to trust otherpeople in your wagon trail for survival. But there was somerobbery. Source: Robert L. Munkres, "Crime on the Oregon Trail 1838-18 The Tombstone Epitaph , March, 1995.
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Families that wanted a fresh start with good land away from theracial tensions of rest of the country wanted to move to Oregon.
They wore overalls with a short jacket over it.
It took from four to six months. If you started too early, yourisked floods and mud. If you started too late, you risked snowstorms,
Immigrants on the Oregon Trail risked floods, dangerous rivercrossings, disease, snakes, accidents, shortages of supplies, andsnowstorms. There were also attacks by Native Americans.
Over 500,000 people traveled on the Oregon Trail.
The travelers would be called emigrants.
People wanted to discover new lands and move to have a better life.
The Oregon Trail led to the Willamette Valley of Oregon . The Oregon Trail was a dirt wagon road that went from St. Louis, Missouri, up the Mississippi along the banks of the the Mississippi River to the Missouri. It went to the North Platt. From there it went through South Pass on through Idaho...
The Santa Fe Trail was used for commerce. The Oregon Trail was usedfor immigration.
They brought oxen, dogs, chickens, hogs, and sometimes horses.
Actually, no. The Oregon Trail was also known as the Oregon-California Trail that allowed farmers, settlers, and families to travel east to either Oregon or Northern California. The wagon trail that allowed cargo, freight, cattle, and settlers from the east to Mexico was the Santa Fe Trail, which...
Some came in order to trap otter due to their valuable pelts. Most were farmers but men of many trades (i.e. blacksmithing, carpentry etc.) also settled in Oregon country. .
Given that the main mode of transportation was oxen and wagon or horse. The trail provided a known way across the vast unknown area west of the Mississippi river.
Girls wore dresses and had their hair in braids. The moms had theirhair in buns. Young boys wore pants and shirts.
There were many dangers on the Oregon Trail. Mainly, people oftengot really sick and there were no doctors or antibiotics to helpthem. Furthermore, there were wild animals which could be quitedangerous. As for Native Americans, there was actually very littlethreat. Natives knew that the white people...
Yes. It ends in Oregon City.
People that traveled the Oregon Trail died of drowning in rivercrossings, snake bites, diseases, Native American attacks,starvation and freezing in early snowstorms. People would alsocatch so much diseases and sicknesses because of dirty water andmany other things. Also they could run out of food...
Most people brought their own food like beans, rice, wheat and corn( mostly non-perishable foods or dried foods). Sometimes theyfished or had to slaughter their own cattle.
Dangers on the Oregon trail consist of A: Native Americans attacking for revenge on the pioneers B: Any wild animals such as bison herds C: And thieves will attack for food and supplies D: drowning from river crossings E: illness such as cholera F. freezing from snowstorms H: starvation
Whiskey (Strictly for Medicinal purposes), a sharp knife and a pair of tweezers.
Life on the Oregon Trail was very hard for the pioneers and theirfamilies. Many of them walked with bare feet over 15 miles a day.They had to survive floods, bad weather, insects, snakes, lack offood, hostile Native Americans and diseases.
Pioneers packed food, water, clothing, blankets, medicine, animals,and tools.
Yes, the Oregon Trail went through Oregon.
No, the Oregon Trail began in the 1830s and 1840s. By the 1880s, the Oregon Trail had long since ended.
The trip took from 4 to 6 months. Travelers had to wait long enoughthat they avoided the spring rains and floods, but soon enough thatthey did not get snowstorms in late summer or early fall. Yes themountains could get very cold.
The Oregon Trail was very hard; people would walk for most of the day, and there weren't very many opportunities for fun. To entertain themselves, people would talk, sing, or do other things they could do while walking. At night, they would sometimes sit down to write letters, chit-chat, play cards,...
Obviously, the easiest way to do this would simply be to go around them. Since this took a long time, though, many pioneers would take a more dangerous route. They would hitch the wagons to a very strong rope or chain, then hitch it to something (e.g. a tree or large boulder), then pull the wagons...
The Oregon trail was first blazed (founded) in the 1840's, almost 20 years before the Civil War began. Thousands had traveled on it and established Oregon as a state before the war began.
They faced dangerous river crossings, thunderstorms, snowstorms,snakes, broken wagons, Native American attacks, and sometimesstarvation.
Very hard. I have a book of women's diaries and they write about their experiences. They write about the dust, bugs, and weather conditions. How the wagons would get flooded when they crossed rivers and everything they owned was wet. They write about having babies on the trail and how friends died...
A scow was used cross the rivers.
It took 4-6 months by wagon traveling 15 miles a day totravel the Oregon Trail.
They brought along foods such as dried fruit, beans, flour, ham,molasses (sugar), onions, rice, salt pork, tea, vinegar, bacon,biscuits, candy, coffee, and cornmeal. They brought clothing andtools such as cooking/eating utensils, plates, cups, skillets,pots, pans, kettles, water kegs, axes, canteens...
The women did cooking, taking care of the children, and cleaningthe wagon.
They called the wagons prairie schooners.
Problems included cholera, no food, heat stroke and snake bites.
The Oregon trail began as a series of interconnected trails used by the Native Americans, and then was expanded by fur traders. As a pioneer trail, it was first used in 1836 by emigrants Marcus and Narcissa Whitman. The first large group of between 800 and 1000 pioneers used the trail in 1843. It...
The Oregon Trail was about 2000 miles.
Many people on the oregon trail either died of starvation and/or dehydration or became very ill. Even still, there were many people who made it safely
you would need cloths, hats, blankets, quilts, oil, vinegar, sugar, guns, bullets, gun powder, pillows, lanterns, oxen, mules, fire wood, coats, journals, spare wheel's, water, both fresh and dry fruit, shoes, medical, map, compass, books, bibles, guide, money, hammers, axes, pots, pans, coffee,...
not enough supplys, wagons broke, indians, animals runnin away, had to walk oh a 2,000 mile journey to there destination.
somewhere in 1840
They did not bring much they mostly played games to intertain them selfs
You will need extra boots and food. It also is good to have somespare wagon parts.
Pioneers looking for a better life followed the Oregon Trail.
Towns such as Boise ID, Portland OR, Salt Lake City UT and LincolnNE were on the Oregon Trail.
The Oregon Trail was the main overland route from the Midwest tothe West Coast, used most heavily between the 1840's and 1869 whenthe transcontinental railway was completed. This was a difficult,2,000 mile trek that took 4 - 6 months to complete.
The 2000 mile route took anywhere from 4 to 6 months to travel depending upon how the person was traveling.
The wagons carried all the settler's foods, clothing, blankets, aswell as people who could not walk the trail during the day.
Some slept in the wagons. Others slept on the ground in between thewagons and the fire pits.