The Oregon Trail

Get Gold Get Rich

Why You Should Embark

Want to get rich? Have a big house? And be able to practice your religion? Do you want gold as far as the eye can see? you answered yes to any of the questions you need to go on the Oregon trail!

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Landmarks

On the way you can visit the famous bottling city of Soda Springs! Have a taste of fresh coke and embark on your journey.
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The Journey

Once you have made the decisions to travel the trail you will need to know a few things.

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Sturggles

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Work

Of course, its not all easy. Men and women had specific jobs, as well as children. Men were to assist the wagons, fur trap and hunt. Women were to do the same thing, however not many did, instead they often did chores such as cooking and cleaning. Children often assisted with chores, such as herding, milking cattle, and washing clothes and dishes.

Hardships

Unfortunately, pioneers faced many hardships that hindered their progress the most common problems were just simple actions, though rivers and weather, as well as disease could also strike.

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The Trail

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The Oregon trail is a 2200 mile large wheeled wagon route. Traveling 13-17 miles a day the trip usually lasted about 6 months. Most people would leave in April or May so they would arrive in September or October.

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