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2 Shelly M.

3 Reasons To Move West Money problems More land Family

4 Preparing For The Trail Independence Missouri Get supplies Get a wagon train together

5 The Wagon Made of wood 4 ft wide and 12 ft long Covered with white canvas cloth Packed with supplies 12ft 4ft

6 Supplies 1,000 pounds of food (for every 4 people) Supplies for cooking Clothes Blankets to sleep on

7 Animals Oxen Mules Some horses

8 The Trail From Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon 2,000 miles 1840’s-1860’s

9 Hardships Walking Weather Disease Accidents

10 Legacy Opened up the west

11 Sources hhttp://library.thinkquest.org/CR / ttp://www.isu.edu/~trinmich/Oregontrail.html m


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