FOR SALE! Ox Cart!
Red River Ox Cart, excellent condition!
Selling for $100
The cart was used by settlers, fur traders and the Metis people. The Metis people were a nation that compromised of descendants of people born of relations between Indian women and European men.
~Can carry up to 1,000 pounds
~Made of wood
~Go long distances
~Wood can rot
~Can easily brake
~Cannot be greased
~Annoying sound from the wheels
~There is no single inventor of the cart, but many believe it was invented by the Metis because they used it so much.
Impact on North Dakota:
~The cart was used by Indians and settlers to bring their cargo with them.
Importance to North Dakota:
~The Red River cart is important to North Dakota because it brought many people to North Dakota and helped them take along most of their belongings.