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Oregon - Briani


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Oregon - Briani

  1. 1. Oregon By Briani Vasquez
  2. 2. Were is Oregon <ul><li>Oregon country was a portion of land between the Pacific Ocean and Rocky Mountains. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 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>
  4. 4. American Reasons <ul><li>Americans went to Oregon to become missionaries.Or to start farms or large settlements. </li></ul>Or
  5. 5. British Reasons <ul><li>British mostly came to Oregon for fur trade. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 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>
  7. 7. 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>
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. Thank you for watching By Briani Vasquez