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  • 1. CHAPTER 11: Expanding West Section 1: Trails to the West
  • 2. The United States in 1830
  • 3. Why go West?
  • 4. Americans move west  Mountain men moved west first to trap for beaver pelts
  • 5. MountainMen
  • 6.  They met at yearly rendezvous to sell their skins Americans move west
  • 7.  Others travel to Oregon Territory and California to farm Americans move west
  • 8. • Mountain men guide them across the Oregon Trail Americans move west
  • 9.  2,000 miles long  From Independence, Missouri to Portland, Oregon  Long and dangerous journey The Oregon Trail
  • 10. Travel by Wagon
  • 11. Wagon Trains
  • 12. Indian Attack!
  • 13. Other Dangers
  • 14. Oregon Trail Humor
  • 15.  The Mormons were led by Joseph Smith • He claimed to have found golden tablets from God The Mormons
  • 16.  The Mormons were persecuted • Some practiced polygamy  Smith was murdered The Mormons
  • 17.  His successor, Brigham Young lead them west to the Great Salt Lake The Mormons