ByAaron Henderson    ED 626
The first settlers in the Willamette Valley were trappers who            pursued many different game animals.
There were many animals that inhabited the valley includingbears, deer, elk, beaver, mountain lion, and numerous other    ...
Early people who came to the valley encountered other people who already lived here. Native Americans had called the valle...
The first settlers traveled here in covered wagons following the                     Oregon Trail from the east.
The covered wagons were small and could not carry a lot of             belongings to their destination.
Once a population of people were established in the Valley ways of                      life started to change.
New Technologies started to appear.
Medicine improved and people started to live longer.
Industries, like logging, began to show up many of which drive the                       valley’s economy today.
Farming is still a major part of the Willamette Valley.
   How did homesteaders get here?   Covered wagons on the Oregon Trail.   What are two industries in the Valley then an...
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  1. 1. ByAaron Henderson ED 626
  2. 2. The first settlers in the Willamette Valley were trappers who pursued many different game animals.
  3. 3. There were many animals that inhabited the valley includingbears, deer, elk, beaver, mountain lion, and numerous other animals.
  4. 4. Early people who came to the valley encountered other people who already lived here. Native Americans had called the valley home long before others decided to settle here.
  5. 5. The first settlers traveled here in covered wagons following the Oregon Trail from the east.
  6. 6. The covered wagons were small and could not carry a lot of belongings to their destination.
  7. 7. Once a population of people were established in the Valley ways of life started to change.
  8. 8. New Technologies started to appear.
  9. 9. Medicine improved and people started to live longer.
  10. 10. Industries, like logging, began to show up many of which drive the valley’s economy today.
  11. 11. Farming is still a major part of the Willamette Valley.
  12. 12.  How did homesteaders get here? Covered wagons on the Oregon Trail. What are two industries in the Valley then and today? Logging and Farming.

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