*The organ trail facts*
#The orgon trail#
challeges for the orgon trail
The dangers are getting sick and died by dieseases.People are always running out of close and they wear dirty close.People have acidents like their wagons fell over.The last thing people dager is getting alot of misceto bites.wind or weather, and to corral the emigrants' animals in the center to prevent them from running away or being stolen by Native americans.They started from a city called independince missouri and ended up in oregin city
Why the orgon people are going to the oregin trail
Various land acts in Oregon provided free land to pioneers, while the start of the California Gold Rush in 1848 lured thousands more. Less famous but equally exciting at the time were other reports of gold being found in Oregon, Idaho, Colorado and other western states.
what do the people packed in the orgon trail.
The recommended amount of food to take per adult was 150 pounds (68 kg) of flour, 20 pounds (9.1 kg) of corn meal, 50 pounds (23 kg) of bacon, 40 pounds (18 kg) of sugar, 10 pounds (4.5 kg) of coffee, 15 pounds (6.8 kg) of dried fruit, 5 pounds (2.3 kg) of salt, half a pound (0.25 kg) of saleratus (baking soda, baking powder leavening mix), 2 pounds (0.91 kg) of tea, 5 pounds (2.3 kg) of rice, and 15 pounds (6.8 kg) of beans. These provisions were usually kept in water-tight containers or barrels to minimize spoilage. The usual meal for breakfast, lunch and dinner along the trail was bacon, beans, and coffee, with biscuits or bread.