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Who led the Mormons west along the Oregon trail?

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2010-05-05 15:38:05
2010-05-05 15:38:05

Nobody. The Mormon Pioneers traveled on the Mormon Trail, not the Oregon Trail. In many places these trails closely followed each other, but they were not the same trail.

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A well established trail that they used on their journey west.

Mostly unneeded food was thrown out along the Oregon trail, once the settlers moving west realized they had over packed...

people used the Oregon trail to go west like California to get some gold or land they also used the Oregon trail for a better fortune and easy travel to the west

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