Were is Oregon <ul><li>Oregon country was a portion of land between the Pacific Ocean and Rocky Mountains. </li></ul>
Join Together <ul><li>I n 1818 Americans and British agreed to ''joint occupation'' of Oregon. They allowed citizens to settle there. Over decades settlers went there for different reasons. </li></ul>
American Reasons <ul><li>Americans went to Oregon to become missionaries.Or to start farms or large settlements. </li></ul>Or
British Reasons <ul><li>British mostly came to Oregon for fur trade. </li></ul>
The Treaty <ul><li>In 1846 United States signed a treaty with Great Britain.It gave United States Oregon, Washington, Idaho, part of Montana, and Wyoming. </li></ul>
Land <ul><li>After 1846 United States had all the land between Pacific and Atlantic Oceans belonged to United States.They had a lot of land to settle. </li></ul>
Oregon Trail S ome people were going west they took the Oregon trail which is a trail for wagons it was 2,000 miles long some people traveled in groups for it to be easier but still many people died.