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OREGON COUNTRY and the OREGON TRAIL

At one time, maps showed a large area as “Oregon Country,” and four different nations all claimed it was theirs. Prior to 1805, Lewis and Clark were the only ones to explore it — in fact, they walked the entire length of Oregon Country. Oregon Country was the entire area south of Alaska, and to …

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Facts About the Conestoga Covered Wagon

Facts About the Conestoga Wagon (Covered Wagon) As pioneers ventured out into the unknown territories of the West to settle, families packed their tools and belongings in covered wagons that were built for the long haul. FactFrenzy.com presents these facts about the early invention which made it possible.

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