Prairie Schooner

By:ANDREA

WHO

German Mennonites

WHAT

  1. The Conestoga was about 4 feet.
  2. It was popular in the Eastern United States.
  3. The prairie schooner was smaller and lighter than the conestoga wagon.
  4. The cotton canvas cover was of a double thickness.
  5. A typical prairie schooner weighed about 1,300 pounds.

WHEN

Mid-1700s

WHERE

It traveled on the Oregon Trail.

WHY

To help pioneers carry their things through the mountains.

HOW

  • It has four wagons wheels is white and brown. Is kind of big in the inside.
  • The life would be kind of easy because now we have cars, planes, trains etc.
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