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1 Exploration in the Pacific Northwest

2 Native cultures developed and thrived in the Pacific Northwest for a long time:

3 Meanwhile, Europeans were beginning an era of exploration and global competition which would permanently change the world. European (and European-American) exploration of the Pacific Northwest began as early as the 1500s and continued into the 1800s.

4 Who was involved? Spain Russia England The United States

5 What did they want? Stuff Land Power New trade routes Control of trade routes Profit Control of the area

6 Who came when? This resource, from the Center for the Study of The Pacific Northwest, offers a clear outline of events: spn/Website/Classroom%20Materials/Pacific %20Northwest%20History/Lessons/Lesson%2 03/3.html (you will likely want to take a close look at this next week)

7 Nootka Sound (From nootkasoundfishing.com)

8 Mouth of the Columbia (photo from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

9 Straight of Juan de Fuca (photo from National Park Service)

10 Works Cited oregon-coast-4321.html oregon-coast-4321.html s.html s.html

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