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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 Lives of “Mountain Men”

In the time of the “mountain men”, at the beginning of the 19th century,  Lewis and Clark and other explorers had already explored the West. The United States government had already sent these explorers to find out all they can, and to bring the answer to those secrets home. But there was still a lot to …

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